You might think the data stored on your computer at home or work is relatively safe from theft or even tampering.
You would be wrong.
No one knows that better than attorney Thomas Brown of The Brown Firm.
The culprits left behind a digital message: Give them $2,500 and they would provide a key that would open the files.
In a 4-3 decision, the Wisconsin Supreme Court has again broadened an exception to allow police to seize and use evidence obtained from private places without the owner’s consent to a search warrant.
The dissent called the majority’s interpretation so broad as to “swallow the Fourth Amendment,” which protects against unreasonable searches and seizures.
The decision Wednesday was also notable in that Justice Rebecca Bradley joined the majority that reversed the Court of Appeals, even though she had not heard arguments in the case, which occurred before her appointment Oct. 9 by Gov. Scott Walker.
It’s certainly not the first time the Delaware Division of Public Health has done this, and it’s absolutely frustrating.
A day after announcing the first confirmed case of the Zika virus here in Delaware, health officials released a very few additional details. It was a wasted exercise.
We still don’t know where the woman traveled, the nature of her symptoms, her age, or her hometown. All in the name of privacy. Really? Hogwash.
The federal government spent $1 million to create an online database that will collect “suspicious” memes and track “misinformation.” The project, which is known as the “Truthy Database” is being funded by The National Science Foundation, but it seems as if the operation has some powerful political motivations.
Ironically enough, the project takes its name from a term that was popularized by television personality, Stephen Colbert.
…billions of [publicly]-available commercial records in a matter of seconds—alerting responders to potentially dangerous situations while en route to, or at the location of, a 9-1-1 request for assistance.