Derek Reinbold // 4/9/17 //
Although the Federal Communication Commission’s broadband privacy regulations have been repealed, the Wiretap Act continues to provide a substantial check on broadband providers, argues Orin Kerr (Volokh Conspiracy).
Incidental collection of information on citizens is “merely an inherent feature of surveillance,” argues Benjamin Wittes (Lawfare).
The election of President Trump has rightfully accelerated adoption of encrypted messaging services, explains Max Read (NYT).
Wikileaks’ disclosure of CIA cyber-tools threatens to reveal the agency’s involvement in major international cyber hacking operations (Washington Post).
The EU and Attorney General Jeff Sessions have begun discussions on handling international warrants for data (The Hill).
Members of Congress are considering consolidating the Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity efforts into one operational agency (The Hill).