The context and possible implications of Advocate General Henrik Saugmandsgaard Øe’s opinion in Data Protection Commissions v. Facebook Ireland.
Privacy Paradox: Rethinking Solitude
Privacy Paradox takes an unorthodox look at the law and policy of contemporary privacy: intelligence reform, the transatlantic divide over data protection and government data collection, and the incipient international law of privacy. What does the "right to be let alone" mean in a world in which we leave digital dust wherever we go and entrust our lives to companies we know to be exploiting our data for commercial gain? Do we want those companies to stand up to government or work with it—or both?
Five observations about the Department of Justice Inspector General's report on the Crossfire Hurricane investigation.
The advocate general’s opinion details some important new jurisprudence about how the EU may look at foreign intelligence surveillance in the future.
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court released a declassified order dated Dec. 5, which showed a request for information from the government by Dec. 20 regarding the FBI Office of General Counsel lawyer who altered the FISA applications of Carter Page as documented in the recent Justice Department inspector general's report. The court sought details related to other matters with which this attorney was involved and verification that he had been referred for investigation.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that the case of Agron Hasbajrami should be returned to the district court level for further proceedings. Hasbajrami alleged that the incidental collection of his communications under Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act that led to his arrest violated his Fourth Amendment rights.
Justice Department Inspector General’s Report Raises Troubling Questions About FBI’s Role in FISA Cases
What should we make of the Department of Justice Inspector General’s analysis of the FBI’s role in preparing FISA requests?
When Doug Wilson and I set out to write the first edition of “National Security Investigations and Prosecutions” (NSIP), the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, were still recent, George W. Bush was in his first term as president of the United States, Vladimir Putin was in his first term as the leader of Russia, Robert Mueller was director of the FBI and Lawfare was not even a gleam in its founders’ eyes.
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