Tag Archives: David Kravets

ACLU helps people record the police

David Kravets from Threat Level writes about this in his article “ACLU Phone App Lets You Shoot the Cops.” Currently available for Android, and coming for the iPhone, this app shoots and automatically uploads video footage to ACLU servers. The app can provide location data and information such as the names of the officers involved […]

Hacking Required to Be Prosecuted as Hacker

From Threat Level, David Kravets’ post describes how a federal appeals court rebuked the Justice Department. Employees may not be prosecuted under a federal anti-hacking statute for simply violating their employer’s computer use policy, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, dealing a blow to the Obama administration’s Justice Department, which is trying to use the same […]