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Tag: Fourth Amendment

  1. Apple tells U.S. Senate Democrat Al Franken they trained iPhone X’s Face ID system to not be racist, ageist, or sexist

    Shortly after Apple introduced iPhone X with Face ID biometric security in September…

  2. Why iPhone X’s Face ID facial recognition is cool and creepy

    Despite Bloomberg’s headline, there’s nothing creepy about Apple’s Face ID. Apple Face ID is facial recognition done right…

  3. Apple: Just squeeze the iPhone X if you’re forced into a Face ID unlock

    Apple has given the iPhone X an emergency feature that users can trigger if they’re forced…

  4. Gripping buttons on both sides of iPhone X disables Face ID

    Apple software chief Craig Federighi has revealed that Face ID unlock on the new iPhone X…

  5. U.S. Senate Democrat Al Franken wants Apple to provide more information on Face ID facial recognition technology

    A day after Apple unveiled its new iPhone X — a device that its owner can unlock using facial recognition…

  6. Police: Apple’s new Face ID technology will make it harder for authorities to bypass enhanced security

    Apple’s new security features will make it harder for local police to retrieve digital evidence…

  7. Apple, other tech companies ask Supreme Court to block warrantless cellphone tracking

    In a legal brief filed last night, Apple and a group of several high-profile technology companies…

  8. U.S. Customs can search phones but not data stored solely in the cloud

    If you’re entering or exiting the US anytime soon, take note…

  9. U.S. Immigration spent record amount on phone hacking tech just after President Trump’s travel ban

    On March 9, just three days after President Trump signed off his second attempt at a travel ban from Muslim-majority countries…

  10. American citizens: U.S. border agents can search your iPhone

    When Buffalo, New York couple Akram Shibly and Kelly McCormick returned to the U.S. from a trip to Toronto…

  11. New Apple Report suggests governments everywhere are demanding customer data

    Apple has published the latest edition of its biannual report on Government Information Requests…

  12. President Trump’s attorney general pick Jeff Sessions could restart the encryption fight

    After weeks of speculation, President-elect Donald Trump today named Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) as his choice for attorney general…

  13. Hardware hack bypasses iPhone passcode security

    The work contradicts a claim made by the FBI earlier this year that this approach would not work….

  14. Apple backs Microsoft in battle against U.S. government over ‘Sneak-and-Peek’ searches

    Apple Inc., Google and Amazon.com Inc. were among the tech leaders that rallied behind Microsoft Corp…

  15. Inept Microsoft demonstrates just how right Apple was to stand up to U.S. government overreach

    I wrote an opinion piece predating the San Bernardino shootings on why Apple was right to stand firm…

  16. Bungling Microsoft singlehandedly proves that ‘backdoors’ are a stupid idea

    Microsoft leaked the golden keys that unlock Windows-powered tablets, phones and other devices sealed…

  17. U.S. court: Government doesn’t need warrant to access cellphone records to track location data

    When law enforcement asks a company for cellphone records to track location data in an investigation, is that a search under the Fourth Amendment?

  18. Apple rehires prominent security pro to deliver even more powerful security features

    Apple Inc , which has resisted pressure from U.S. law enforcement to unlock encrypted iPhones…

  19. U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Rand Paul introduce bipartisan bill to block expansion of FBI hacking authority

    U.S. Senators Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Rand Paul, R-Ky., today introduced the Stopping Mass Hacking (SMH) Act to protect millions of law-abiding Americans…

  20. Feckless FBI unable to unlock iPhone, even with a ‘fingerprint unlock warrant’

    A judge recently took the controversial step of letting the FBI force a woman to unlock an iPhone with her fingerprints. But it didn’t work…

  21. The Touch ID lock on your iPhone isn’t cop-proof

    Law enforcement may be able to compel suspects to press their fingers to the devices and unlock them…

  22. U.S. government wants your fingerprints to unlock your phone

    As the world watched the FBI spar with Apple this winter in an attempt to hack into a San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone…

  23. U.S. Congressman Ted Lieu says strong encryption without backdoors is a ‘national security priority’

    Ted Lieu is one of the few bona fide computer geeks in Congress…

  24. Apple: We have the ‘most effective security organization in the world’

    Apple can build security into every level, because it controls the entire phone…

  25. Microsoft sues DOJ over secrecy orders

    Microsoft sued the Justice Department on Thursday, asking a federal court to strike down a law…

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