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warrant

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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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New rules require feds to get warrant for cell phone surveillance

Civil liberties advocates welcome the change, but say the public will remain largely unaware if their information has been caught up in criminal investigations.

By September 3, 2015

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Facebook wants right to challenge search warrants for user data

Should the social network be able to contest a search warrant on behalf of its users? That issue is now being debated in court.

By December 12, 2014

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Julian Assange wins UN ruling on arbitrary detention, but still faces arrest

A UN tribunal has ruled the WikiLeaks founder should be allowed to walk free, but the UK government says he will still be arrested should he leave the Ecuadorian embassy.

By February 4, 2016

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Julian Assange, facing arrest, calls UN ruling 'vindication'

The WikiLeaks founder must still decide whether to walk out of his London refuge and into the hands of the police.

By February 5, 2016

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California police can fly drones without a warrant

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes a bill that would have required law enforcement to obtain a warrant before using surveillance drones.

By September 29, 2014

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California bill would ban police drone spying without warrant

The bill, which is now on the governor's desk, pits privacy advocates against law enforcement interests in managing the emerging technology.

By September 12, 2014

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Xbox One Elite Controller -- Is it worth $150?

The Xbox One Elite Controller boasts some premium features, but are they cool enough to warrant the $150 (‎£120 in UK, AU$200 in Australia) price? Staff at our sister site, GameSpot, share their gut feelings.

By November 29, 2015

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Facebook reveals search warrant of hundreds of accounts

Social network was under a gag order until recently to disclose "by far the largest" search warrant request it's ever received.

By June 27, 2014

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Apple, Cisco back Microsoft in fight over US warrant for data overseas

The two are the latest to publicly support Microsoft in its protest of a search warrant for customer emails stored abroad.

By June 14, 2014