Brooklyn Federal Court Sides with Apple, Emboldening Tech Giant in San Bernardino Case
In a ruling that could have ramifications for Apple’s battle with the FBI over the iPhone of the San Bernardino terrorist, a federal magistrate-judge in Brooklyn yesterday denied the government’s request in a similar case to compel Apple …
However Clumsily, Apple Is Affirming a Constitutional Principle
Imagine that a group of us invents our own new language. Let’s say we’re eleven in all, the size of a football team that relies on hand signals and barks of “Omaha!” code to deceive the opponent and …
Hillary on FBI Investigation: ‘I Can’t Control What the Republicans and Their Allies Do’
Hillary Clinton says she “not concerned” about the FBI investigation into her handling of highly classified material “because I know what the facts are.” Appearing this morning on Meet the Press, Clinton blamed Republicans for the latest reports her server …
Clinton’s Attempt to Laugh Off the FBI Investigation of Her Falls Flat
Hillary Clinton may fantasize about becoming America’s first comedienne-in-chief. Too bad she is not funny.
“By the way, you may have seen that I have recently launched a Snapchat account,” Clinton told Iowa voters on August 15. “I love it. …
Hayden: Senate Interrogation Report Not Objective
Former NSA and CIA director Michael Hayden on Sunday said that the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on the Bush administration’s enhanced interrogation techniques is biased because Intelligence Committee chairwoman, Dianne Feinstein, intended from the outset to issue a “scathing” report. …
Unlock the Terrorist’s Phone
One school of thought years ago held that the Large Hadron Collider, the enormous contraption built to bash subatomic particles together, might inadvertently become a doomsday device.
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Krauthammer’s Take: Apple’s ‘Grandstanding’ on FBI iPhone Demand Is ‘Deplorable’
Apple refusing to help the FBI crack the San Bernardino killer’s encrypted iPhone is like having the key to a serial killer’s locked address book but not turning it over, Charles Krauthammer said tonight.
“The grandstanding that Apple is doing …
FBI Looking At Whether Hillary Violated Section 793 of the Espionage Act
A couple of weeks ago, I suggested that by hosting a server in her home — and then by handing it over to a third-party that had no right to it — Hillary may have violated USC 18 793. My arguments can …
Sign You’re Doing Something Wrong: Front Companies
This doesn’t look shady at all.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying planes across the country carrying video and, at times, cellphone surveillance technology – all hidden behind fictitious companies …
Government Wants Easier Online Wiretaps in Our Libertarian Moment
Top story in today’s Washington Post:
A government task force is preparing legislation that would pressure companies such as Facebook and Google to enable law enforcement officials to intercept online communications as they occur, according to current and former …