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Feds charge confessed Anon member after tracking his digital footprints

arstechnica.com
A Texas man has been criminally charged with taking part in a string of hacks that targeted government and law-enforcement websites under the banner of "CabinCr3w," an offshoot to the Anonymous hacking collective. Higinio O. Ochoa III, a 30-year-old Linux administrator from Galveston, Texas, was charged with unauthorized access...
Feds charge confessed Anon member after tracking his digital footprints
Remote Medical gets $8M to bring health care to the remote corners of the world

Law enforcement groups push law forcing carriers to store all customer text messages

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Law enforcement groups push law forcing carriers to store all customer text messages

London Police To Set Up Special Copyright Crime Police Force

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It's really amazing how various governments around the globe fall sway to the bogus Hollywood talking points about how much copyright infringement is "harming" their business. Rather than recognizing that the situation is one where Hollywood's failure to adapt a modern business model is the biggest issue, or that (at...
London Police To Set Up Special Copyright Crime Police Force

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

Ohio man charged for Anonymous-sponsored attacks on police websites

arstechnica.com
An Ohio man has been charged with hacking into two websites controlled by law enforcement groups after he posted Twitter messages boasting of the intrusions, which were carried out under the banner of "CabinCr3w," an offshoot of the Anonymous hacking collective. John Anthony Borell III of Toledo, Ohio, was...
Ohio man charged for Anonymous-sponsored attacks on police websites

Police Search For Mugger For 3 Weeks, Internet Finds Him In An Hour

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We've discussed before the ways law enforcement groups use social media. Frankly, the general theme tends to be that they aren't very good at internetting. Whether it's mocking invasive vaginal searches or catfishing music fans with well-tread tropes, it seems the wider internet plays the web game better than...
Police Search For Mugger For 3 Weeks, Internet Finds Him In An Hour

The 'Preserving American Privacy Act' would ban weaponizing of drones, warrantless use

thenextweb.com
The newly introduced Preserving American Privacy Act (PAPA) in the House is a bill designed to constrain the usage of invasive drone technology, and to prevent the weaponization of the tools, known officially as ‘unmanned aircraft systems.’ The full text of the proposed bill can be found here. Reps. Zoe Lofgren...
The 'Preserving American Privacy Act' would ban weaponizing of drones, warrantless use

Police Search For Mugger For 3 Weeks, Internet Finds Him In An Hour

www.techdirt.com
We've discussed before the ways law enforcement groups use social media. Frankly, the general theme tends to be that they aren't very good at internetting. Whether it's mocking invasive vaginal searches or catfishing music fans with well-tread tropes, it seems the wider internet plays the web game better than...
Police Search For Mugger For 3 Weeks, Internet Finds Him In An Hour

Senate committee limits government electronic surveillance

www.pcworld.com
A U.S. Senate committee has approved legislation that would give more privacy protection from government surveillance for data stored in the cloud.The Senate Judiciary Committee, in a voice vote Thursday, approved the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) Amendments Act, a bill that would amend a 27-year-old law that governs...
Senate committee limits government electronic surveillance
Your tax dollars at work: local cops now paid with federal money to troll IRC
The right of the people to keep and fly drones
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