The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) division of DHS has agreed to a with passengers who were after a flight from San Francisco.
Nine of the passengers on the February 2017 flight, represented by the ACLU and cooperating lawyers from Covington & Burling, the CBP and CBP and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials. They that the warrantless, suspicionless dragnet search of the ID documents of everyone on the plane violated the 4th Amendment, and that the CBP policy for such searches was invalid.
T-Mobile has reported a small decline in the number of government data requests it receives, according to its latest transparency report,
The third-largest cell giant in the U.S. reported 459,989 requests during 2018, down by a little over 1% on That includes an overall drop in subpoenas, court orders and pen registers and trap and trace devices used to record the incoming and outgoing callers; however, the number of search warrants issued went up by 27% and wiretaps increased by almost 3%.
Employers, you are not out of the CCPA woods yet.
If you have been tracking the proposed amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), you know that businesses and stakeholders have been clamoring to shape the new sweeping law in a number of ways. We earlier this year on some of the potential changes approved by the California Assembly Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee, which moved on for further consideration. Upon arrival at the Senate Judiciary Committee, several of these business-friendly changes met some resistance, including AB 25 which generally would have excluded employee personal information from being covered under the CCPA.
While employers had hoped AB 25 would amend the CCPA to exclude information gathered in the employment context outright, on July 9, 2019, the California Senate Judiciary Committee clarified that will be the case.