Author Archives: Hannah Minkevitch

People v. Diaz: Is Your iPhone Constitutionally Protected?

This January in People v. Diaz (PDF), the Supreme Court of California affirmed the Court of Appeals decision that a warrantless search of the text message folder on an arrested person’s phone was valid as incident to a lawful custodial … Continue reading

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Google, Inc. Under Investigation by the Federal Communications Commission

In May 2007, at the Where 2.0 conference in San Jose, Google launched Street View, a program allowing users to navigate panoramic images of thousands of street level locations. Advocating for mapping efficiency via technological innovation, Google aspired to ‚Äúprovide … Continue reading

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The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement

The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (“ACTA”) has been under negotiation since October 2007. Over the past three years a group of nations, including the United States, have deliberated the specific contents and composition of this document designed to establish stronger intellectual … Continue reading

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