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David Kravets / Ars Technica:
Electronic Privacy Information Center files privacy suit over Trump election commission's voter data request   —  Lawsuit: Commission asks states “to send voter records to an unsecure web site.”  —  As many as 44 US states are now refusing to hand voter data over to President Donald Trump …
Jul 5, 2017, 6:35 PMIn context
David Kravets / Ars Technica:
US Supreme Court rules unconstitutional a North Carolina law that barred sex offenders from accessing social media where minors could be present   —  North Carolina's law was “unprecedented in the scope of First Amendment speech.”  —  The US Supreme Court on Monday declared as unconstitutional …
Jun 19, 2017, 3:21 PMIn context
David Kravets / Ars Technica:
FAA issues order banning commercial and hobby drones from flying over 133 US military bases, effective Friday   —  Security concerns prompt Federal Aviation Administration order to cover 133 bases.  —  The Federal Aviation Administration will bar commercial and hobby drones from flying over 133 US military bases starting on Friday.
Apr 10, 2017, 6:05 PMIn context
David Kravets / Ars Technica:
Twitch is asking Canadian court to force PayPal, CloudFlare, others to hand over identifying info of a spambot creator   —  PayPal, Cloudflare, Shaw, and Whois “are involved” in attacks, Twitch claims.  —  Amazon-owned video streaming site Twitch is taking a scorched-earth approach in a bid …
Apr 7, 2017, 5:05 PMIn context
David Kravets / Ars Technica:
Minnesota judge orders Google to divulge information on anybody who searched for variations of financial fraud victim's name   —  Order seeks data for “any/all user or subscriber information” related to the searches.  —  Police in a small suburban town of 50,000 people just outside Minneapolis …
Mar 17, 2017, 1:55 PMIn context
David Kravets / Ars Technica:
San Bernardino DA says seized iPhone may hold “dormant cyber pathogen”   —  He says iPhone might be “a weapon” to trigger some nefarious worm of some sort.  —  The San Bernardino District Attorney told a federal judge late Thursday that Apple must assist the authorities in unlocking …
Mar 4, 2016, 7:55 PMIn context
David Kravets / Ars Technica:
Texas firm sues big names in retail and tech, claiming HTTPS sites infringe crypto patent; Scottrade and others settle, Netflix, Charles Schwab fight back   —  Patent troll claims HTTPS websites infringe crypto patent, sues everybody  —  Netflix and others are fighting back while Scotttrade and others are settling.
Dec 1, 2015, 9:30 PMIn context
David Kravets / Ars Technica:
US Department of Transportation says drones purchased will need to be registered with US government, will create taskforce to explore which aircraft are exempt   —  Got a drone?  You'll have to register it with the US government  —  “Registering unmanned aircraft will help build a culture of accountability.”
Oct 19, 2015, 1:20 PMIn context
David Kravets / Ars Technica:
Volkswagen scandal shows why tinkering with vehicle software should be exempted from DMCA restrictions, despite objections from automakers and the EPA   —  VW scandal highlights irony of EPA opposition to vehicle software tinkering  —  EPA says public can't be trusted to tinker with vehicle software.
Sep 28, 2015, 8:30 AMIn context
David Kravets / Ars Technica:
Forcing suspects to reveal phone passwords is unconstitutional, court says   —  Demanding “personal thought processes” amounts to compelled self incrimination.  —  The Fifth Amendment right against compelled self-incrimination would be breached if two insider trading suspects were forced …
Sep 25, 2015, 10:55 AMIn context

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