Human rights must factor into any mutual legal assitance treaty, and the proposed agreement between the U.S. and U.K. is no exception.
Greg Nojeim is the Director of the Freedom, Security & Technology Project at the Center for Democracy & Technology in Washington, D.C. and has written extensively about cross border data demands.
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The final post in a series analyzing the Daskal-Woods reform proposal for law enforcement demands for communications content across national borders.
Part Two: Why the Daskal-Woods MLAT proposal should also account for cross-border law enforcement demands for metadata.
The MLAT proposal recently released by Jennifer Daskal and Andrew Woods merits consideration, particularly as it relates to the U.S. probable cause requirement for cross-border requests for content.
Today, the House Homeland Security Committee marked up a cybersecurity information sharing bill that promised to be “the best of bunch” in terms of civil liberties protections among the cybersecurity information sharing bills that Congress is currently considering. Unfortunately, the bill misses the mark in a key respect.