Will the 114th Congress finally update the 1986 law that governs most of our electronic communications?
Verizon received 320,000 U.S. law enforcement requests for customer names, phone call records, text messages, and other kinds of customer data in 2013, the company revealed in a report released Wednesday.
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The Electronic Privacy Information Center's executive director Marc Rotenberg, who teaches information privacy law at Georgetown
Photographing a single license plate one time on a public city street may not seem problematic, but when that data is put into a database, combined with other scans of that same plate on other city streets, and stored forever, it can become very revealing.
Just before Tax Day, a Freedom of Information Act request by the ACLU revealed that the Internal Revenue Service claimed the authority to read emails, instant messages, and text messages -- all without a warrant.
If the thought of the government accessing your business or medical records, telephone calls and even your genetic information isn't scary enough, the most frightening aspect is that we don't know how the government actually interprets and applies Section 215.
Google Buzz is a week old and it has set the social networking ecosystem into a frenzy. Many opinions are polarized -- love it or hate it.
There's no legal difference between looking through your backpack and seizing your electronic data in the US. This is the stuff of the Cold War Soviet Union, right? Or maybe a third world dictatorship?