EPIC Files Appeals with D.C. Circuit, Seeks Release of ‘Predictive Analytics Report’

EPIC has appealed a federal district court decision for the release of a “Predictive Analytics Report.” The district court backed the Department of Justice when the agency claimed the “presidential communications privilege.” But neither the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals nor the Supreme Court has…

Indian Supreme Court Imposes New Limits on National Identity System

In a ruling today, the Indian Supreme Court imposed new limits on Aadhar, India’s national biometric identification system. The Court found the system did not violate the Indian constitution, but struck down a section of the law permitting private entities to demand Aadhar to verify…

FOSTA Case Update: Court Dismisses Lawsuit Without Ruling on Whether the Statute is Unconstitutional

A federal court considering a challenge to the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017, or FOSTA, dismissed the case on Monday. EFF and partner law firms filed a lawsuit in June against the Justice Department on behalf of two…

UK Surveillance Regime Violated Human Rights

On September 13, after a five-year legal battle, the European Court of Human Rights said that the UK government’s surveillance regime—which includes the country’s mass surveillance programs, methods, laws, and judges—violated the human rights to privacy and to freedom of expression. The court’s opinion is…

European Court of Human Rights Rules UK Surveillance Violated Human Rights

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that the UK’s surveillance regime, revealed by Edward Snowden, violates human rights set out in the European Convention. In consolidated cases Big Brother Watch v. UK, Bureau of Investigative Journalism v. UK, and 10 Human Rights Organizations…

URGENT NEW PUBLIC SERVICE WARNING FOR ENTERPRISE, ALAMO, AND NATIONAL CAR RENTAL CUSTOMERS

Enterprise MANAGER stated UNDER-OATH in Judge Hayward’s Lee County court that above under-bumper scrapes are ‘damage’. Renters must be aware of grave liability FORT MYERS, FL, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, September 11, 2018 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE URGENT NEW PUBLIC SERVICE WARNING FOR…

Top European Court Hears Key “Right to Be Forgotten” Case

Today the Court of Justice for the European Union heard arguments in Google v. Commission nationale de l’informatique et des liberté concerning the “Right to Be Forgotten.” Google v. CNIL follows a ruling in Google v. Spain that Europeans have a right, in some circumstances,…

Court: California Donor Disclosure Requirement Doesn’t Violate First Amendment

A federal appeals court has ruled that a California law requiring nonprofit organizations to provide the state with an annual list of donors and donations does not violate the First Amendment. The Ninth Circuit concluded that the law does not significantly burden the free speech…

New Surveillance Court Orders Show That Even Judges Have Difficulty Understanding and Limiting Government Spying

In the United States, a secret federal surveillance court approves some of the government’s most enormous, opaque spying programs. It is near-impossible for the public to learn details about these programs, but, as it turns out, even the court has trouble, too.  According to new…