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Court Order Compelling Apple’s Assistance Under the All Writs Act

On February 16, 2016, a magistrate judge in the Central District of California issued an order, under the All Writs Act, compelling Apple to assist the FBI in searching an iPhone 5C that belonged to Syed Rizwan Farook. Farook was

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NSA gathering data from social media, also – so is everyone else

I previously posted about my intention to do a digest / tear down talk on the ongoing NSA leaks / public discussion for the local security group. Unfortunately, this intention keeps getting sidetracked by new releases and articles. The difficulty

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Social media, 3rd party data storage, and warrants

Just a quick post about this article which I came across this morning regarding warrants going after facebook data. This is a very interesting trend with both privacy as well as public policy implications for the continued advancement of technology.

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