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On Tuesday, Oakland passed a new ordinance regulating the use of surveillance devices by the city. While it’s not the first municipality in the nation to do so, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) are saying Oakland’s ordinance is the strongest one yet.
A federal magistrate in New York declined to fall in step with the government’s demand to access an Apple device seized by investigators, fanning the flames of a national debate.
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New law requires state law enforcement get warrant or other court order to obtain digital data held by companies, track GPS location or search mobile devices.
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The anti-surveillance group Intelexit has graduated from passing out pamphlets to dropping them from the sky.
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You can watch along with the announcement right here.
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