Tag: US Supreme Court

Department of Justice Appeals to US Supreme Court Over Foreign Database Access

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) is looking to have the United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) overturn a decision that found Microsoft did not need to provide the DOJ with data stored on foreign servers. This decision has been unsuccessfully appealed twice before. What Happened? The DOJ’s appeal was turned down twice partially because of the language of the issued warrants. The term “file cabinets” seemed to be the …
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FBI Can Obtain A Warrant If You Run Tor Come December

Plenty of Bitcoin users use Tor to access the Internet and the deep web. Up until now there was nothing particularly wrong with that, but a new ruling may change that scenario altogether. If this ruling is to be approved, any federal magistrate judge can issue a search and seizure warrant for anyone who uses Tor or similar software to remain anonymous on the Internet. Using Tor Might Become “Illegal.” …
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