Privacy Cases

Privacy is important! Right now I don't have much in this particular section. I'll hopefully find more stuff to link in here soon.

Timothy Ivory Carpenter v. United States (2017)

This case is regarding cell phone tracking. On 11/29/17 a case concerning warrantless cell-phone tracking was heard at oral arguments before the Supreme Court. This issue is bigger than most folk thing, so I figured I'd make a copy of the transcript of the oral arguments available here. I converted the original PDF from the court into HTML to make it a bit easier to read.

Once the case is decided, I'll post the opinion(s) here.

Bernstein v. USDOJ

U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

This case concerned the export of encrypted software, classified as a 'munition' by FedGov. There are some strange issues surrounding the export of encryption software even today, when many of the regulations have been at least somewhat relaxed.