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January 27, 2014  5:39 PM

Judge Upholds Right to Border Electronics Searches



Posted by: Sharon Fisher
aclu, eff, encryption, federal government, government, homeland security, privacy

In the tv show the West Wing, there's an episode in the first season called "Take Out the Trash Day," where Josh explains to Donna that in White House parlance, "take out the trash day" refers to the practice of releasing potentially embarrassing news stories at a time when people aren't...

September 7, 2013  2:26 PM

Prosecution Drops Attempt to Force Child Porn Suspect to Decrypt Hard Drives



Posted by: Sharon Fisher
eff, encryption, law enforcement

Prosecutors have dropped attempts to force a suspect to give up the encryption key for his hard drives. Unfortunately, they dropped the attempts not because it was the right thing to do, but because they succeeded in breaking into his hard drives another way and getting the information they...


February 23, 2012  11:17 PM

Suspects May Not Need to Decrypt Storage for Law Enforcement After All



Posted by: Sharon Fisher
eff, encryption, privacy

Contradicting earlier court actions in other states, the Atlanta-based U.S. Court of Appeals of the 11th Circuit has ruled that a man suspected of holding child pornography on his hard disk drive


September 26, 2011  11:15 PM

Apple, Dropbox Added to EFF Privacy Coalition



Posted by: Sharon Fisher
apple, dropbox, eff, privacy

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has announced that two vendors, Apple and Dropbox, have signed a pledge to help support its Digital Due Process initiative, which calls for a rewrite of the...


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