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Law enforcement's encryption claims overblown, study finds

The surge in Internet-connected devices will offer ample new surveillance opportunities, according to a Harvard study.

By February 1, 2016

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Woman filming law enforcement has phone smashed by federal agent

Technically Incorrect: In something of a meta-event, a woman who is filming police during an operation is herself filmed as a deputy marshal grabs her phone and throws it to the ground.

By April 22, 2015

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Twitter clips wings on terror tweets

Social network suspends roughly 125,000 accounts linked to terror groups.

By February 5, 2016

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New California law requires police to get warrants for online data

Backed by many tech firms and the ACLU, the privacy law hits the books but doesn't apply to federal law enforcement authorities.

By October 8, 2015

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At Super Bowl 50, fan safety starts with super-snoopy tech

The big game and all its festivities get sweeping protection, from bomb-destroying robots to software that crunches social media looking for threats.

By February 2, 2016

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Dutch National Police testing eagles as illegal drone deterrents (Tomorrow Daily 307 show notes)

Anti-drone technology is already on the radar of most law enforcement agencies, but the Dutch National Police are testing an idea that's far cooler, and way more low-tech: Trained. Effing. Eagles.

By February 1, 2016

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Feds say 'Oops!' in anti-hacking deal

An update to an international accord potentially opens everyone to attacks, something the US government didn't figure out until after it was signed.

By January 27, 2016

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Apple's Tim Cook pushes White House to take stand on encryption

The CEO makes a case for standing against the use of back doors, or intentional security vulnerabilities that let law enforcement poke into your private information.

By January 13, 2016

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VIP at illegal-drug site Silk Road nabbed in Thailand, police say

A 54-year-old Canadian man arrested this week served as the "closest advisor" to Silk Road founder "Dread Pirate Roberts," according to law enforcement.

By December 5, 2015

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Mandatory Data Retention laws pass Australian Parliament

Telecommunications and internet service providers will now be required to store their customers' metadata for at least two years under laws that passed the Australian parliament with little opposition.

By March 26, 2015