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Court: No warrant needed to search cell phone records

A federal court finds that legal authorities need only a court order and not a search warrant to dig into a person's cell phone records.

By Jul. 31, 2013


IRS claims it can read your e-mail without a warrant

The ACLU has obtained internal IRS documents that say Americans enjoy "generally no privacy" in their e-mail messages, Facebook chats, and other electronic communications.

By Apr. 10, 2013


Why DOJ didn't need a 'super search warrant' to snoop on Fox News' e-mail

Vagaries of federal surveillance law, enacted in 1968 and updated in 1986, favor lots of e-mail snooping over only a little.

By May. 25, 2013


U.S. judge in MegaUpload case partially unseals search warrant

MegaUpload lawyer says redacted documents show U.S. government possessed little to justify seizing domain names or filing criminal charges.

By Nov. 16, 2012


Senator introduces bill requiring warrant for e-mail history

Continuing his battle to update an antiquated digital-privacy law, Sen. Patrick Leahy proposes a new bill that would compel police to get a warrant to obtain people's personal e-mail.

By Sep. 13, 2012


Feds: We obtained MegaUpload conversations with search warrant

How did the feds acquire all those MegaUpload conversations? There are hints that the FBI managed to place government-issued spyware on the defendants' computers.

By Jan. 31, 2012


Does Kinect for Windows warrant a new hacker bounty?

Microsoft says it is pursuing a hardware-only approach for the Kinect platform. But some open-source advocates are wondering if the new system will reject open-source Kinect drivers.

By Jan. 9, 2012


Police need warrant for GPS tracking, high court rules

The Supreme Court unanimously rules that warrantless GPS tracking of people in automobiles violates the U.S. constitution.

By Jan. 23, 2012


Hearing on Gizmodo iPhone warrant scheduled

Judge will hear dispute between media organizations and prosecutors on unsealing records concerning the criminal investigation into what may have been a prototype iPhone purchased by Gizmodo.

By May. 11, 2010


Sweden issuing arrest warrant for WikiLeaks' Assange

Stockholm court says Julian Assange will be "detained in his absence" on rape and molestation charges, which his lawyer says are false and politically-motivated.

By Nov. 18, 2010