An interesting Canadian ruling supporting the right to privacy in information stored by Internet providers. I think this is going to be a trend. We all keep so much in the cloud these days.
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According to this Forbs article, DHS is going to start checking your cards at border entry points. They are doing this to find pre-paid / stored value cards which need to be declared like you would cash (you would, right?).
My worry is that this may allow them to capture account numbers and other information from any other cards that they swipe while checking to see which cards meet the criteria.
CNET has a article on a district court ruling that it is OK for the DEA to place a surveillance camera on the suspects property without a warrant.
I am amazed by how hard law enforcement resists having court oversight. It is the only reliable check we have on their activitie
There has been a lot of buzz about the Anonymous / Antisec leak of 1 million Apple iOS UDID numbers and device names.
Certainly interesting with many possible implications, but probably not a big threat to anyone's privacy.
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