Slashdot Items Tagged "conlaw"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @08:59AM Revealed: What Info the FBI Can Collect With a National Security Letter
Friday November 20, 2015 @06:01PM Judge: Stingrays Are 'Simply Too Powerful' Without Adequate Oversight
Wednesday November 18, 2015 @02:27PM Facebook Can Block Content Without Explanation, Says US Court
Thursday November 12, 2015 @02:57PM Ask Slashdot: How To Determine If One Is On a Watchlist?
Thursday November 12, 2015 @09:26AM Prison Hack Shows Attorney-Client Privilege Violation
Monday November 02, 2015 @12:58AM US Law Can't Keep Up With Technology -- and Why That's a Good Thing
Monday November 02, 2015 @12:47AM EFF Asks Appeals Court To "Shut Down the Eastern District of Texas"
Monday October 26, 2015 @10:01AM Judge: School's Facebook Post is a Campaign Contribution
Saturday October 17, 2015 @03:30PM Beware: FBI, Other Agencies Might Go After Your Voluntary DNA Records
Thursday October 08, 2015 @06:02PM SIgn Of the Times: Calif. Privacy Protections Signed Into Law
Saturday October 03, 2015 @08:28AM DHS Detains Mayor of Stockton, CA, Forces Him To Hand Over His Passwords
Monday September 28, 2015 @09:49AM Phone Passwords Protected By 5th Amendment, Says Federal Court
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @07:04AM Law Professor: Genetic Engineering Is (Probably) Protected By the First Amendment
Sunday August 23, 2015 @07:49PM In Baltimore and Elsewhere, Police Use Stingrays For Petty Crimes
Friday August 21, 2015 @05:24PM Do You Have a Right To Use Electrical Weapons?
Thursday August 13, 2015 @06:44AM Lawrence Lessig Wants To Run For President So He Can Resign
Thursday July 23, 2015 @08:59AM US Court: 'Pocket-Dialed' Calls Are Not Private
Friday June 05, 2015 @06:39AM US Prosecutors Say Clearing Browser Data Can Be Obstruction of Justice
Sunday May 31, 2015 @07:20PM Patriot Act Spy Powers To Expire As Rand Paul Blocks USA Freedom Act Vote
Saturday May 30, 2015 @01:08PM The Patriot Act May Be Dead For Good
Monday May 25, 2015 @10:44AM San Bernardino Sheriff Has Used Stingray Over 300 Times With No Warrant
Wednesday May 13, 2015 @07:09PM House Votes To End Spy Agencies' Bulk Collection of Phone Data
Friday May 08, 2015 @06:53PM Senators Demand CIA Director Admit He Lied About Spying On Senate Computers
Thursday May 07, 2015 @12:46PM Defense Distributed Sues State Department Over 3-D Gun Censorship
Thursday May 07, 2015 @09:37AM US Appeals Court Says NSA Phone Surveillance Is Not Authorized By Congress
Thursday May 07, 2015 @06:33AM What To Say When the Police Tell You To Stop Filming Them
Wednesday May 06, 2015 @02:45PM Police Can Obtain Cellphone Location Records Without a Warrant
Saturday May 02, 2015 @12:43PM Inside the Military-Police Center That Spies On Baltimore's Rioters
Thursday April 23, 2015 @08:21AM New Privacy Concerns About US Program That Can Track Snail Mail
Sunday April 19, 2015 @04:24PM Oklahoma Says It Will Now Use Nitrogen Gas As Its Backup Method of Execution
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @07:16AM U.S. Gov't Grapples With Clash Between Privacy, Security
Saturday April 04, 2015 @11:58PM After Anti-Donation Executive Order, Bitcoin Donations For Snowden Jump
Friday April 03, 2015 @08:39PM Sen. Feinstein Says Anarchist Cookbook Should Be "Removed From the Internet"
Monday March 30, 2015 @04:09PM Apple's Tim Cook Calls Out "Religious Freedom" Laws As Discriminatory
Thursday March 19, 2015 @04:18PM Obama: Maybe It's Time For Mandatory Voting In US
Thursday March 12, 2015 @04:55PM Powdered Alcohol Approved By Feds, Banned By States
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @07:25AM Wikimedia Foundation Files Suit Against NSA and DOJ
Sunday March 08, 2015 @07:21PM State Employees Say Rules Prevent Open "Climate Change" Discussion In Florida
Thursday March 05, 2015 @04:10PM Quebecker Faces Jail For Not Giving Up Phone Password To Canadian Officials
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @11:33AM Supreme Court Gives Tacit Approval To Warrantless DNA Collection
Thursday February 12, 2015 @05:27PM FBI Can't Find Its Drone Privacy Reports
Sunday January 25, 2015 @11:28PM Google Handed To FBI 3 Wikileaks Staffers' Emails, Digital Data
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @10:40AM FBI Seeks To Legally Hack You If You're Connected To TOR Or a VPN
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @10:22AM Federal Court Nixes Weeks of Warrantless Video Surveillance
Thursday December 11, 2014 @04:28PM Congress Passes Bill Allowing Warrantless Forfeiture of Private Communications
Thursday December 11, 2014 @08:58AM Microsoft To US Gov't: the World's Servers Are Not Yours For the Taking
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @12:35PM 18th Century Law Dredged Up To Force Decryption of Devices
Sunday November 30, 2014 @12:03PM Supreme Court To Decide Whether Rap Lyric Threats Are Free Speech
Saturday September 20, 2014 @07:37AM Proposed Law Would Limit US Search Warrants For Data Stored Abroad
Thursday July 03, 2014 @08:36AM Privacy Oversight Board Gives NSA Surveillance a Pass
Friday June 27, 2014 @01:53PM Federal Judge Rules US No-fly List Violates Constitution
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @07:36AM US Court Dings Gov't For Using Seized Data Beyond Scope of Warrant
Thursday March 27, 2014 @07:44AM Weev's Attorney Says FBI Is Intercepting His Client's Mail
Sunday March 23, 2014 @05:24PM L.A. Police: All Cars In L.A. Are Under Investigation
Wednesday March 05, 2014 @07:27PM US Drops Link Sharing Charges Against Barrett Brown
Thursday February 27, 2014 @10:16AM Supreme Court Ruling Relaxes Warrant Requirements For Home Searches
Sunday January 19, 2014 @12:43PM Translating President Obama's NSA Reform Promises Into Plain English
Thursday January 02, 2014 @01:05PM US Justice Blocks Implementation of ACA Contraceptive Mandate
Saturday December 28, 2013 @12:41PM NSA's Legal Win Introduces a Lot of Online Insecurity
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @08:52AM 3-D Printed Gun Ban Fails In Senate
Thursday November 14, 2013 @02:12PM P2P Data Not Private, But It Could Be
Tuesday October 22, 2013 @10:04AM Call Yourself a Hacker, Lose Your 4th Amendment Rights
Saturday October 05, 2013 @09:42PM DOJ Hasn't Actually Found Silk Road Founder's Bitcoin Yet
Thursday September 05, 2013 @01:25PM NRA Joins ACLU Lawsuit Against NSA
Thursday August 01, 2013 @10:47AM Google Pressure Cookers and Backpacks: Get a Visit From the Feds
Wednesday June 26, 2013 @09:41AM Supreme Court Overturns Defense of Marriage Act
Thursday June 20, 2013 @07:16AM FBI Admits To Domestic Surveillance Drone Use
Tuesday June 18, 2013 @07:15AM Supreme Court Decides Your Silence May Be Used Against You
Saturday May 25, 2013 @06:50AM Ex-Marine Detained Under Operation Vigilant Eagle For His Political Views Sues
Sunday May 19, 2013 @07:05PM Medical Firm Sues IRS For 4th Amendment Violation In Records Seizure
Saturday May 18, 2013 @09:17AM Fed. Appeals Court Says Police Need Warrant to Search Phone
Friday May 17, 2013 @08:42PM Of 1000 Americans Polled, Most Would Ban Home Printing of Guns
Thursday May 09, 2013 @02:49PM DoD Descends On DEFCAD
Wednesday May 08, 2013 @04:59PM US DOJ Say They Don't Need Warrants For E-Mail, Chats
Friday May 03, 2013 @06:51PM Defense Distributed Has 3D-Printed an Entire Gun
Friday May 03, 2013 @01:40PM Florida Supreme Court Rules Police Need Warrant To Search Cell Phones
Tuesday April 30, 2013 @10:44AM Variably Sunny: SCOTUS Allows Local FOIA Restrictions
Saturday March 23, 2013 @01:35PM US Senate Passes National Internet Sales Tax Mandate
Friday March 22, 2013 @05:03PM Twitter Sued For $50M For Refusing To Identify Anti-Semitic Users
Thursday March 21, 2013 @09:20AM Digging Into the Legal Status of 3-D Printed Guns
Tuesday March 19, 2013 @10:04AM Supreme Court Upholds First Sale Doctrine
Friday February 22, 2013 @07:32AM Illinois Politician Wants a Kill Switch For Anonymous Speech Online
Monday December 17, 2012 @01:32AM Marijuana Prosecution Not a High Priority, Says Obama
Thursday December 13, 2012 @12:22PM Jammie Thomas Takes Constitutional Argument To SCOTUS
Tuesday December 04, 2012 @08:41AM Senators Vow To Renew Bid For State Taxes On Remote Internet Sales
Thursday November 22, 2012 @02:27PM Judge Demands Email and Facebook Passwords From Women In Sexual Harassment Case
Tuesday November 20, 2012 @08:31AM Senate Bill Rewrite Lets Feds Read Your E-mail Without Warrants
Thursday October 11, 2012 @07:31AM US Supreme Court Says Wiretapping Immunity Will Stand
Wednesday September 26, 2012 @12:35PM Appeals Court Caves To TSA Over Nude Body Scanners
Saturday September 22, 2012 @09:19AM Federal Judge Says No Right To Secret Ballot, OKs Barcoded Ballots
Friday September 14, 2012 @09:07PM Report Hints At Privacy Problem of Drones That Can Recognize Faces
Thursday September 13, 2012 @07:01AM House Approves Extending the Warrantless Wiretapping Act
Thursday August 09, 2012 @11:15AM NSA Official Disputes Chief's Claim That Agency Doesn't Collect American Data
Friday July 27, 2012 @09:54AM Man Claims Cell Phone Taken By DC Police For Taking Photos
Tuesday July 24, 2012 @08:48AM Spooky: How NSA's Surveillance Algorithms See Into Your Life
Thursday July 12, 2012 @06:15PM Why There Are Too Many Patents In America
Tuesday July 10, 2012 @11:11AM Executive Order Grants US Gov't New Powers Over Communication Systems
Tuesday July 10, 2012 @11:03AM Cell Carriers Responded Last Year To 1.3M Law Enforcement Data Requests
Tuesday June 26, 2012 @07:30AM Canadian DOJ Warned About Unconstitutionality of Copyright Digital Lock Rules
Friday June 08, 2012 @10:40PM Subject To a "Stop and Frisk"? There's an App For That
Tuesday May 29, 2012 @10:19AM Audio Surveillance, Intended to Detect Gunshots, Can Pick Up Much More
Thursday May 17, 2012 @04:41PM Tenenbaum To SCOTUS: Let's Get This Debate Rolling
Thursday May 17, 2012 @09:39AM Federal Court Rejects NDAA's Indefinite Detention, Issues Injunction
Thursday April 12, 2012 @03:04PM The Dead Past: the Biggest Threat To Privacy Is Us
Tuesday April 03, 2012 @08:07AM Supreme Court Approves Strip Searches For Any Arrestable Offense
Friday March 02, 2012 @08:52PM FCC Inquires Into Its Own Authority To Regulate Communication Service Shutdowns
Tuesday February 07, 2012 @07:59AM Defendant Ordered To Decrypt Laptop Claims She Had Forgotten Password
Friday February 03, 2012 @01:44AM FDA Regulating Your Stem Cells As Interstate Commerce
Thursday February 02, 2012 @09:02AM Megaupload User Data Could Be Destroyed Soon
Tuesday January 24, 2012 @08:22AM Supreme Court Rules Warrants Needed for GPS Monitoring
Tuesday January 24, 2012 @08:13AM US Judge Rules Defendant Can Be Forced To Decrypt Hard Drive
Tuesday December 20, 2011 @08:34AM Domestic Surveillance Drones Could Spur Tougher Privacy Laws
Thursday December 08, 2011 @11:05AM Bloggers Not Journalists, Federal Judge Rules
Saturday December 03, 2011 @09:10AM Interpreting the Constitution In the Digital Era
Saturday November 05, 2011 @11:07AM Did Feds' Use of Fake Cell Tower Constitute a Search?
Sunday October 23, 2011 @05:15PM NH Supreme Court To Rule On Bigfoot Video Shoot In Public Park
Thursday October 20, 2011 @09:59PM Legal Tender? Maybe Not, Says Louisiana Law
Thursday October 20, 2011 @10:41AM Ron Paul Suggests Axing 5 U.S. Federal Departments (and Budgets)
Tuesday October 18, 2011 @11:40AM Feds Shy Away From Raiding Email Without Warrant
Friday October 14, 2011 @07:55PM US Bishop Charged For Not Reporting Priest's Child Porn To Police
Thursday October 13, 2011 @04:47PM More Details On the German Government's Use of Malware
Thursday October 13, 2011 @11:20AM U.S. Senator Wyden Raises Constitutional Questions About ACTA
Tuesday October 11, 2011 @07:21AM California Governor Vetoes Ban On Warrantless Phone Searches
Thursday October 06, 2011 @07:34AM Calif. Appeals Court Approves Cell Phone Searches
Wednesday October 05, 2011 @10:15AM Surveillance Case May Reveal FBI Cellphone Tracking Techniques
Thursday September 29, 2011 @07:51AM Healthcare Law Appealed To Supreme Court
Friday September 23, 2011 @06:13PM Missouri Removes Teacher-Student Social Media Ban
Thursday September 22, 2011 @07:03AM Tax Loopholes No Longer Patentable
Thursday September 08, 2011 @07:27AM Missouri Hedges On 'Teachers Can't Friend Students' Law
Monday August 29, 2011 @06:09AM Mass. Court Says Constitution Protects Filming On-Duty Police
Thursday June 30, 2011 @08:07PM Despite Controversy, Federal Wiretaps On the Rise
Wednesday June 29, 2011 @11:15PM Amazon Drops California Associates to Avoid Sales Tax
Monday June 27, 2011 @05:49PM US Supreme Court: Video Games Qualify For First Amendment
Friday June 24, 2011 @05:15PM LulzSec Document Dump Shows Cops' Fear of iPhones
Monday June 20, 2011 @04:30PM SCOTUS: Clean Air Act Trumps Emissions Lawsuits
Monday June 13, 2011 @03:40PM New FBI Operations Manual Increases Surveillance
Saturday June 11, 2011 @07:28AM Court Case To Test Legality of Recording the Police With Your Cell Phone
Thursday June 09, 2011 @03:53PM Tennessee Bans Posting 'Offensive' Images Online
Thursday June 09, 2011 @01:13PM The Ongoing Case of Rakofsky vs. Internet
Sunday June 05, 2011 @08:34AM NSA Trial Evidence 'Riddled With Boxes and Arrows'
Friday May 27, 2011 @06:43PM Patriot Act Extension By Autopen Raises Questions for Congressman
Thursday May 26, 2011 @02:44PM DOJ Could Ban Texas Flights Over Anti-Patdown Law
Tuesday May 24, 2011 @12:42AM New Bill Pushes For Warrants To Access Cloud Data
Thursday May 19, 2011 @12:07PM RIAA-Backed Warrantless Search Bill In California
Tuesday May 17, 2011 @05:42PM Jeff Bezos Calls Sales Tax Requirements On Amazon Unconstitutional
Friday May 13, 2011 @07:51PM Disorderly Conduct Charge for Offensive Classmate Ratings
Tuesday April 19, 2011 @09:35PM Michigan Police Could Search Cell Phones During Traffic Stops
Saturday March 05, 2011 @02:54PM Leave a Message, Go To Jail
Thursday February 03, 2011 @04:16PM Anniston, Alabama To Censor Employees' Facebook Pages
Sunday January 30, 2011 @07:15PM EFF Uncovers Widespread FBI Intelligence Violations
Friday December 31, 2010 @06:57PM 'No Refusal' DUI Checkpoints Coming To Florida?
Wednesday December 15, 2010 @12:28AM Fourth Amendment Protects Hosted E-mail
Monday December 13, 2010 @01:00PM Judge Declares Federal Healthcare Plan (Partly) Unconstitutional
Thursday November 04, 2010 @12:54PM UK Pressures the US To Takedown Extremist Videos
Tuesday November 02, 2010 @10:44AM Supreme Court Hears Violent Video Game Case Tomorrow
Friday October 29, 2010 @02:53PM Scholars Say ACTA Needs Senate Approval
Thursday October 28, 2010 @08:00PM Amazon Prevails In State Sales Tax Dispute, Thus Far
Thursday August 12, 2010 @12:22PM ISP Owner Who Fought FBI Spying Freed From Gag Order
Thursday August 05, 2010 @10:28AM Why Recordings From World War I Aren't Public Domain
Monday August 02, 2010 @10:56AM Does Net Neutrality Violate the Fifth Amendment?
Tuesday July 06, 2010 @12:00PM US Pirate Movie Site DNS Seizure Fail
Saturday July 03, 2010 @02:35PM Spectral Imaging Reveals Jefferson Nixed 'Subjects' for 'Citizens'
Saturday July 03, 2010 @06:10AM Internet Sales Tax Gets a New Champion
Wednesday June 30, 2010 @01:14PM Statewide Franchise Illegal? Detroit Sues Comcast
Friday June 04, 2010 @06:03AM PA Appeals Court Weighs Punishment For Students' Online Parodies
Thursday May 13, 2010 @12:50PM Seniors Told They Can't Pray Before Meals
Friday March 26, 2010 @10:42PM Will ACTA Be Found Unconstitutional?