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Privacy Isn’t Dead. Far From It

By Jason Kelley / Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) The fact that you’re reading this means that you probably care deeply about the issue of privacy, which warms our hearts. Unfortunately, even though you care about privacy, or perhaps because you care so much about it, you may feel that there’s not much you (or anyone) […]

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Victory: Utah Supreme Court Upholds Right to Refuse to Tell Cops Your Passcode

By Andrew Crocker / Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) Last week, the Utah Supreme Court ruled that prosecutors violated a defendant’s Fifth Amendment privilege against self incrimination when they presented testimony about his refusal to give police the passcode to his cell phone. In State v. Valdez, the court found that verbally telling police a passcode is “testimonial” under […]

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Glenn Greenwald: How Congress Just Destroyed Your Privacy Rights

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US Says If CIA-Backed Embassy Security Opened Phones of Assange Visitors, It Was Constitutional

Creative Commons-Licensed Photo by Ryan J. Reilly (Source) By Kevin Gosztola / The Dissenter An attorney for the United States government contended CIA-backed contractors had not violated the privacy rights when they allegedly opened the physical structure of cellphones belonging to Americans, who visited WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in the Ecuador embassy in London.  “There […]