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Nov 30 2016   9:13PM GMT

FRPC Rule 41

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FRPC Rule 41 is the part of the United States Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure that covers the search and seizure of physical and digital evidence. Continued…

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“While the changes to Rule 41 are intended to assist U.S.-based investigations, there is nothing stopping judges from applying the legislation globally now that jurisdiction is no longer an obstacle.” – Yorgen Edholm

Learning Center
Rule 41: Why security and privacy experts are wary
Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure has security and privacy experts frustrated. Here’s a closer look at the rule and why it’s important.

Risk & Repeat: Will Rule 41 changes become cybersecurity law?
This Risk & Repeat podcast episode discusses the proposed Rule 41 changes, which go into effect on Dec. 1, 2016, and a last-ditch effort to stop them.

Congress floats last-chance bill to delay Rule 41 changes
The Review the Rule Act looks to delay until July 2017 the controversial changes to Rule 41, which would expand government powers to access systems.

Senate bill would quash unlimited Rule 41 government hacks
Read about a Senate effort to limit remote, unlimited government hacking power with a bill to reverse the Supreme Court and Justice Department on Rule 41.

Activists, DOJ spar over Rule 41 changes to enhance FBI searches
Despite DOJ claims that Rule 41 alterations change nothing, protests by a coalition of tech firms, privacy and rights activists led by EFF continue to grow.

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