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Senators to DOJ: Reveal your secret paragraph-long explanation of stingrays

May 17, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah), and Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Ver.) have sent a new letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions asking for more information about stingrays, also known as cell-site simulators. As Ars has reported for years, […]


Wyden: Rule 41 changes represent another compromise of security and liberty

July 1, 2016

Via: FCW

A proposed expansion of the U.S. government’s hacking authorities is the latest in a series of misguided technology policies that would make American lives less safe and less private, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) said June 30. “There’s no telling what […]


Rule 41 would make it easier for the government to carry out hacks

May 3, 2016

Via: ArsTechnica

Privacy activists and at least one senator are up in arms over a proposed change to a section of the Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure that would allow any magistrate judge to issue warrants authorizing government-sanctioned hacking anywhere in the […]