Yesterday morning, Microsoft released, along with its most recent biannual transparency reports, a 2014 National Security Letter (NSL) from the FBI which sought “data belonging to belonging to a customer of our consumer services,” according to the company’s press release on the matter.
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A summary of Twitter's complaint against the Department of Homeland Security in response to a CBP summons to reveal account information of one of its users.
This is the second part of a three-part series on Judge Neil Gorsuch’s handling of cyber issues. In this collection of cases, Judge Gorsuch identifies the uniqueness of computer searches and the accompanying safeguards, and examines potentially faulty databases.
The first in a three-part series of Judge Gorsuch’s treatment of cyber-related issues.
Recent proposals to search the cellphones and social media profiles of visitors arriving at the U.S. border raise serious legal questions and are unwise from a policy perspective.
As the recent, seminal BKA-Act Case shows, Germany wants to be seen as a beacon for privacy and data protection in our anxious, big-data era while also benefitting from a blood-and-iron security regime.
What is the provision on the Privacy Act of Trump's Executive order on “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States" aimed at?
In the first days of the new administration, an Obama executive order extending certain privacy protections to ordinary foreign citizens should not be on the chopping block: it is vital to transatlantic digital trade and ecommerce.
Thoughts on why certain jurisdictions have benefitted from adequacy decisions under Article 25(6) of the Data Protection Directive and on how multinationals from other jurisdictions nonetheless maintain healthy European operations.
Our new Brookings paper challenges the idea that privacy is an eroding value and tries to measure the extent to which this focus ignores the significant privacy benefits of the technologies that concern privacy advocates