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Drug Agents Use Vast Phone Trove, Eclipsing N.S.A.’s

September 2nd, 2013

For at least six years, law enforcement officials working on a counternarcotics program have had routine access, using subpoenas, to an enormous AT&T database that contains the records of decades of Americans’ phone calls parallel to but covering a far longer time than the National Security Agency’s hotly disputed collection of phone call logs. Read [...]

Privacy Group Asks Supreme Court to Halt NSA Phone Spying

July 8th, 2013

The Electronic Privacy Information Center asked the Supreme Court today to halt the National Security Agency?s spy program that collects phone records on millions of people. Read more..

Judge Rejects State Secrets Defense in Dragnet Surveillance Case

July 8th, 2013

A federal judge today rejected the President Barack Obama administration’s assertion that the state secrets defense barred a lawsuit alleging the government is illegally siphoning Americans’ communications to the National Security Agency. U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White in San Francisco, … Read more..

Courts Can’t Agree on Whether Cops Can Track Your Cell Without a Warrant

July 3rd, 2013

Prosecutors are shifting their focus to warrantless cell-tower locational tracking of criminal suspects in the wake of the Supreme Court’s ruling 18 months ago that law enforcement should acquire probable-cause warrants from judges to affix GPS devices to vehicles to … Read more..

Federal and State Wiretaps Up 24%, Primary Target Mobile Devices According to 2012 Report

July 1st, 2013

The Administrative Office of the United States Courts has issued the the 2012 Wiretap Report. The annual report, provides comprehensive data on all federal and state wiretap applications, including the types of crimes investigated, as well as the costs involved and whether arrests or convictions resulted. Read more..

The FBI Admits to Using Drones for Domestic Surveillance

June 19th, 2013

Federal Bureau of Investigations Director Robert Mueller confirmed on Wednesday his agency owns and operates a handful of drone aircrafts for domestic surveillance missions Read more..

Google Challenges Secret Court’s Gag Orders

June 18th, 2013

In its latest push against secrecy, Google has asked the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) to ease its gag orders and allow the company to publish more data about the requests it receives from the court. Read more..

Could NSA surveillance help an accused bank robbery conspirator? His lawyer thinks so

June 13th, 2013

The lawyer for a Florida man accused in a series of bank robbery attempts says phone records collected by the National Security Agency could prove his client wasn’t at one of the crime sites. The lawyer, Marshall Dore Louis, has filed a motion for NSA records on phones used by.. Read more..

Facebook, Microsoft Join Google in Government Transparency Request

June 11th, 2013

Following Google’s lead, on Tuesday both Microsoft and Facebook released statements requesting the U.S. government’s permission to publish data and be more transparent about surveillance. Read more..

Google to U.S. Government: Let Us Release More Surveillance Data

June 11th, 2013

After last week’s reports that Internet companies are allegedly collaborating with the National Security Agency (NSA) and letting it wiretap foreign users’ communications, Google sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI Director Robert Mueller, requesting permission to publish more data on government requests. Read more..