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April 24 Panel 2

April 24, 2014 5:10 pm Brette Weinkle 0
David Yin “Tracking the Brothers Katzin” In May, the Third Circuit will rehear en banc the case of United States v. Katzin. In Katzin, a panel of Third Circuit judges held that the installation of a GPS device on a car by the police requires a warrant, and further held that the police who installed the device could not rely on the Davis good faith exception to the exclusionary rule, though they had installed the device before the Supreme Court held in 2012, in the widely-covered case of United States v.
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April 17 Panel 3

April 17, 2014 5:13 pm Brette Weinkle 0
Wei-Chen Hung http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/03/28/microsoft-to-stop-inspecting-private-emails-in-investigations/ http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/21/technology/microsofts-software-leak-case-raises-privacy-issues.html The issue arising here is the legitimacy of Microsoft’s investigation which accessed the Hotmail content of a user who was tracking in stolen Microsoft source code. The purpose of Microsoft’s internal investigation is to search for evidence of theft of its trade secrets in a Hotmail account.…
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April 10 Panel 4

April 10, 2014 5:23 pm Brette Weinkle 0
Oliver Richards The fallout of Edward Snowden’s revelations continue to echo throughout the world.  Under a threat by European Parliament to veto future trade agreements, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that it will take another good look at its framework for US companies to receive so-called “safe harbor” status under EU law, allowing them to export the data collected about EU citizens to the US.…
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April 3 Panel 5

April 3, 2014 5:11 pm Brette Weinkle 0
Yali Hu http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/23/world/asia/nsa-breached-chinese-servers-seen-as-spy-peril.html?_r=0 http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2013/12/spying-reform-panel-the-world-is-not-the-nsas-playground/ N.S.A. documents provided by the former contractor Edward J. Snowden indicate that N.S.A. has been conducted surveillance on the Chinese telecommunications giant, Huawei, a private company, since at least 2010 FISA cannot be applied as it is designed to govern the collection of “foreign intelligence” within the United States.…