electronic communications act

electronic communications act

Cops Want Carriers to Hang On to Your Incriminating Old Text Messages

betabeat.com
Hullo there. (Photo: flickr.com/nate) Hey, it’s the 20th anniversary of the invention of text messaging! How shall we celebrate? How about with an attempt by law enforcement agencies to make sure they have access to your old SMS messages, in case they need to issue any search warrants? CNET reports:...
Cops Want Carriers to Hang On to Your Incriminating Old Text Messages

Coalition of Tech Companies Wants to Give You Digital Due Process

www.readwriteweb.com
Google, together with Microsoft, AT&T, AOL, Intel, the ACLU, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and a number of other organizations launched a new effort to modernize the Electronic Communications Act (ECPA) today. ECPA, which was enacted in 1986, sets standards for low enforcement access to electronic communications and other data. According...
Coalition of Tech Companies Wants to Give You Digital Due Process

Single Movie Download Could See Swedes Prosecuted

torrentfreak.com
For more than a decade Swedish netizens have been placed at the forefront of mainstream file-sharing culture, mainly through their historic links to the thriving BBS and warez scene (not to mention bandwidth on tap), but more recently due to their association with The Pirate Bay and similar sites. This...
Single Movie Download Could See Swedes Prosecuted
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