Senator calls for greater email privacy

Law enforcement could be forced to get a probable-cause warrant to access people's email, thanks to a new bill set to be introduced today.

Remembering Jani Lane and Warrant

When I saw the news that Jani Lane, the lead singer of Warrant, had finally lost his battle against alcoholism at the age of 47, I was shocked for about half a second, then reality quickly set in.

Court clears warrantless cellphone searches

California's Supreme Court has ruled that the police don't need a warrant to read text messages held on a suspect's phone.

Government may need warrant to access cellphone records

A federal appeals court has ruled that judges can force the government to get a warrant before accessing individuals' cellphone location records.

Federal judge curtails airport laptop seizures

A federal judge has ruled against the Obama administration's controversial practice of seizing laptops for an extended period of time at border crossings without a warrant.

ACLU urges Electronic Privacy Act overhaul

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has urged Congress to overhaul the country's outdated Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA).

Gizmodo controversy overshadows Apple's developers conference

Apple has confirmed that it will hold its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) June 7 through June 11 at San Francisco's Moscone West.