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US Supreme Court expands digital privacy rights in Carpenter v. United States

Data Protection Report - digital privacy, CCPA and cybersecurityOn June 22, 2018, the US Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision in Carpenter v. United States,  holding that the federal government needs a warrant to access cellphone location records. In the decision, the Court agreed that there should be a higher standard for accessing location records due to their intrusive nature.… Continue reading

Canada uses anti-spam law to take down Toronto botnet

Data Protection Report - Norton Rose FulbrightThe Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced on Thursday, December 3, 2015, that it had served its first-ever warrant under Canada’s anti-spam law (CASL, enacted July 2014) to take down a command-and-control server located in Toronto, Ontario, that was being used to distribute Win32/Dorkbot malware.… Continue reading