[tor-talk] Supreme Court Gives FBI More Hacking Power
krishna e bera
keb at cyblings.on.ca
Fri Apr 29 01:31:46 UTC 2016
(quote from article )
The rule change, sent in a letter to Congress on Thursday, would
allow a magistrate judge to issue a warrant to search or seize an
electronic device if the target is using anonymity software like Tor.
Over a million people use Tor to browse popular websites like Facebook
every month for perfectly legitimate reasons, in addition to criminals
who use it to hide their locations.
The changes, which would allow the FBI go hunting for anyone browsing
the Internet anonymously in the U.S. with a single warrant, are already
raising concerns among privacy advocates who have been closely following
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