Category Archives: Technology

A win for privacy

A unanimous Supreme Court recently decided that the police can’t search a cell phone taken from a suspect during an arrest without first obtaining a warrant.  The Instapundit writes about the decision here. Advertisements

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Technology and the practice of law

This is an area of interest for me.  I am not a fan of Apple products and thus I found this interesting.

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Outrageous

Story here.  Short version, police using a technology to track cell phones in law enforcement matters.  Doing so without a warrant and POSSIBLY lying to the courts about it.  ACLU files suit to obtain information on the use of the technology to … Continue reading

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What the internet hath wrought

With the ability that  the internet has given customers to more easily review and express opinion, lawsuits by those who received unflatering reviews grows daily. Story here and here.

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The police state

With the advent of computers and the ability to capture and store and analyze massive amounts of data, the citizens of the US are presented with a government that has an increased ability to track them and know about their … Continue reading

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4th Amendment and metadata

A good discussion of why you have no expectation of privacy in the metadata contained in photos you post on the net.

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Overwrought

This story is overwrought.  While there are plenty of dangers in UAVs used for domestic police work, what happened here is no different than if a police helicopter had been used.

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