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To Have Digital Privacy, You May Have to EARN IT

Posted by: Mike Naughton in Criminal Defense , ESI , IT , legal 4 months, 2 weeks ago

The Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School posted an article (here) about how the Department of Justice plans to use "techlash" (stemming from privacy scandals with social media) to ban encryption on personal devices. The EARN IT Act bill, here, seeks to make "interactive computer services" providers "earn" immunity for claims regarding child sex abuse material (CSAM) online.

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First Amendment and Google Search in Criminal Sentencing

Posted by: Mike Naughton in Criminal Defense , legal , Michael Naughton 4 months, 4 weeks ago

Can Search History Be Used Against You at Sentencing?

Modern “smart” electronic devices store some of the most sensitive information of a person’s life. The Supreme Court has recognized that data stored on smart phones can “reveal much more in combination than any isolated record,” allowing those with access to it to reconstruct “[t]he sum of an individual’s private life.” Riley v. California, 134 S. Ct. 2473 (2014).

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