In Ruling on Cellphone Location Data, Supreme Court Makes Statement on Digital Privacy

WASHINGTON — In a major statement on privacy in the digital age, the Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the government generally needs a warrant to collect troves of location data about the customers of cellphone companies. “We decline to grant the state unrestricted access to a wireless carrier’s database of physical location information,” Chief Justice John…

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Senate Bill Boosts Homeland Security Cyber Funding

The Homeland Security Department would receive an $86 million boost in cybersecurity money over the Trump administration’s request in a funding bill forwarded by a Senate Appropriations panel Tuesday. The $1.1 billion cybersecurity appropriation includes $406 million for a collection of intrusion detection and prevention systems known as Einstein, according to a fact sheet. It also…

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