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Data Retention

Matt Sledge

Senators Introduce Bipartisan Email Privacy Bill | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.19.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) introduced legislation to strengthen email privacy protections on Tuesday, giving bipart...

Data Retention? News of the World Demos the Risks

Susan Landau | Posted 09.20.2011 | Technology
Susan Landau

It is quite ironic that the same week the news about the News of the World hacking was finally breaking, Congress held a hearing on data retention, the proposal that Internet service providers be required to retain customer information.

Of Sense and Sensenbrenner

Leslie Harris | Posted 09.12.2011 | Technology
Leslie Harris

Sensenbrenner, Chairman of the House Judiciary Crime Subcommittee, pulled no punches, "I believe this bill is bad policy and I will do my best to kill it."

Cybercrime Leapfrogs The Law, Says Justice Department

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 07.11.2011 | Technology

At the Senate hearings on mobile privacy, the Department of Justice took the opportunity to speak on the current dangers of cybercrime, cyberstalking ...

Yahoo: Now Holding On To Your Data Longer

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 06.18.2011 | Technology

Yahoo has extended the length of time they hold onto user data to 18 months from the previous 90 days. Yahoo released a statement claiming the mov...

Justice Department Wants Web Providers To Hold On To Your Data

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Internet service providers may soon be required to hold on to your data. The Department of Justice is moving for new data retention policies due to in...