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DoJ wants to make it easier for the FBI to legally hack innocent Americans

Posted by Kevin on May 11, 2014

The precarious balance between law enforcement and personal privacy is highlighted by a new proposal from the Department of Justice — it wants greater leeway in its ability to place malware on multiple computers. It can do this already, but not easily — it requires a judicial warrant that is only valid in the judge’s […]

The FBI’s war on Anonymous

Posted by Kevin on May 1, 2014

The FBI announced yesterday “additional attempted computer hacking charges and 18 counts of cyberstalking” for Fidel Salinas. That now brings the total charges to 44 – each of which carries a maximum of 10 years in prison. This alleged hacker is now facing 440 years in prison. According to the allegations, between December 23-29, 2011, […]