FBI wants Google to unlock Android phones

A security researcher has positively identified an FBI affidavit for a search warrant ordering Google to crack open a screen-locked Android phone. 

California to allow warrantless phone searches

California governor Jerry Brown has vetoed legislation that would have banned police from searching suspects' phones and even PCs without a warrant.

Court rules to protect email privacy

The government has been told that it must have a valid search warrant before seizing and searching emails.

Police raid Gizmodo reporter's home over lost iPhone prototype

Joseph McCarthy may be long dead, but his Cold War era scare tactics - namely fear and intimidation - seem to be alive and well in the sunny State of California.

FBI wants to track your phone

The US government is pushing to be allowed access to people's cellphone records to help fight crime.