DoJ’s Irresponsible ‘Responsible’ Encryption

On Oct. 8, 2017, David Patterson, Sr. died on a reservation in New Mexico. Patterson was one of the last surviving World War II “Navajo code talkers” employed by the government because of the unique method of communication which, to the outside world, was undecipherable. Communications of the Navajo, even if intercepted, could not be..
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AC/DC Act: Good in Theory, Terrible in Practice

Last month, Georgia Congressman Tom Graves introduced H.R. 4036, the Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act (AC/DC Act). The legislation would permit certain “victims” of cyberattacks to engage in certain types of “active defense” or “hack back” free from both civil and criminal liability under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. It would also empower such..
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Supreme Court to Decide Major Internet Privacy and Jurisdiction Case

We love the cloud. We store our documents there. Our e-mails travel through cloud or other third-party providers. Now the U.S. Supreme Court is poised to decide whether the physical location of both the communications or documents themselves, or the location or citizenship of the people who are communicating, is relevant in deciding whether the..
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