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

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