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EFF Issues Arguments Against National Security Letters

In the Ninth Circuit Court in San Francisco Wednesday morning, the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s (EFF) Kurt Opsahl urged the federal appeals court to uphold a lower court’s ruling that national security letters (NSLs) are unconstitutional. Regardless whether the ruling is upheld, the matter of NSLs is all but inevitably bound to end up on the
Publish At:2014-10-09 15:05 | Read:4321 | Comments:0 | Tags:Government Privacy DOJ EFF Electronic Frontier Foundation go

DEA agent steals woman's identity and photos to lure in suspects on Facebook

The US government is claiming that an agent had the right to set up a Facebook account and to impersonate a young woman using information it swiped from her seized mobile phone after she was arrested. The woman, Sondra Arquiett (spelled in some court documents as Arquiette), was surprised when a friend asked her about photos she was posting on her Facebook p
Publish At:2014-10-09 04:40 | Read:3387 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data loss Facebook Featured Law & order Privacy Security thr

DEA agent steals woman's identity and photos to lure in suspects on Facebook

The US government is claiming that an agent had the right to set up a Facebook account and to impersonate a young woman using information it swiped from her seized mobile phone after she was arrested. The woman, Sondra Arquiett (spelled in some court documents as Arquiette), was surprised when a friend asked her about photos she was posting on her Facebook p
Publish At:2014-10-09 01:30 | Read:3902 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data loss Facebook Featured Law & order Privacy Security thr

Twitter sues US federal agencies in attempt to remove the gag around surveillance

Twitter doesn't want its transparency report to be fuzzy to the point of meaninglessness, full of "broad, inexact ranges" about how many times the US government has shaken the company down in its surveillance operations, it says - or example, by counting them to the nearest thousand.So on Tuesday, Twitter sued the Feds over the surveillance laws they're usin
Publish At:2014-10-09 01:30 | Read:3103 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Law & order Privacy Twitter doj first amendment law

ITsecurity Daily News: 10/01/2014

ITsecurity Daily News: 10/01/2014 The ITsecurity daily security briefing: Wednesday, October 1, 2014.If you find this security briefing useful, please spread the word via social media. If you have any comments or recommendations, please email kevtownsend at gmail dot com.NewsPapers/Rep
Publish At:2014-10-01 08:40 | Read:6280 | Comments:0 | Tags:News ACLU DoJ FBI FT Holder Interpol LulzSec Microsoft NSA T

ITsecurity Daily News: 09/22/2014

ITsecurity Daily News: 09/22/2014 The ITsecurity daily security briefing: Monday, September 22, 2014.If you find this security briefing useful, please spread the word via social media. If you have any comments or recommendations, please email kevtownsend at gmail dot com.NewsPapers/Rep
Publish At:2014-09-22 14:50 | Read:4811 | Comments:0 | Tags:News AppLock Australia bounties CoreGraphics CSA DoJ hacked

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