Should the government be able to read your text messages?

assetContent (1)PRINCETON — As one of the United States’ largest technology companies is battling with the government over access to its cell phones, the federal prosecutor from New Jersey says Apple is seeking to make their products “warrant-proof.” On Friday, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman discussed the ongoing fight between the tech giant and the federal government over… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 20th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey, Paul Fishman | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Should the government be able to read your text messages?

Cops want to bar Jersey Shore police chief from looking at their cellphone bills

Bradley Beach PoliceTRENTON — Cops in the Jersey Shore town of Bradley Beach want to prevent their bosses from having access to their cellphone bills to see if they’ve been chit-chatting at work. In a federal lawsuit filed Thursday, the union representing Bradley Beach police officers asked a judge to put an end to a policy that allows… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: April 10th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | 2 Comments »

You’ll Never Guess Who’s Trying to Hack Your iPhone

assetContent (6)The FBI wants to search through your electronic life. You may think it’s a given that the government is in the business of collecting everyone’s personal data—Big Brother run amok in defiance of the Constitution. But under the limits of the Fourth Amendment, nothing it finds can be used to prosecute its targets. Now the FBI… Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: January 20th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Civil Rights, Justice Department, Law Enforcement | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on You’ll Never Guess Who’s Trying to Hack Your iPhone

LG Smart TV Caught Collecting Data On Files Stored On Connected USB Drives

LG Smart TV Caught Collecting Data On Files Stored On Connected USB Drives (via Techdirt)

The growing presence of “smart” devices, each one requiring a connection to the outside world, is a bit alarming (Samsung TV zero day exploit, anyone?). The territory still remains largely uncharted and device manufacturers are still pretty much free…

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Posted: November 20th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: News, technology | Tags: , | 1 Comment »