Hemisphere isn’t a “partnership” but rather a product AT&T developed, marketed, and sold at a cost of millions of dollars per year to taxpayers. No warrant is required to make use of the company’s massive trove of data, according to AT&T documents, only a promise from law enforcement to not disclose Hemisphere if an investigation using it becomes public.
via AT&T Is Spying on Americans for Profit – The Daily Beast.
Investigators in Lancaster, Calif., were granted a search warrant last May with a scope that allowed them to force anyone inside the premises at the time of search to open up their phones via fingerprint recognition, Forbes reported Sunday.
The government argued that this did not violate the citizens’ Fifth Amendment protection against self incrimination because no actual passcode was handed over to authorities.
via Using search warrants to get into fingerprint-locked phones.
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However, Sean Hannity, Mr Trump’s biggest cheerleader on Fox News, would be free to work for a prospective Trump network. Mr Hannity was among several Fox stars, including Bill O’Reilly, to have a clause in their contracts allowing them to leave if Mr Ailes did — although this clause will expire at some point in the near future.
via Trump son-in-law makes approach on post-election TV start-up.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday likened himself to the Nazi leader, saying he wants to kill millions of drug addicts, just as Hitler killed Jews during the Holocaust.
via Philippines President likens himself to Hitler – CNN.com.
But her plan worked: Clinton stayed on message, frequently forced Trump off his, and made sure she had a thousand-watt smile the entire time.
via Analysis: Hillary Clinton’s Studies for Debate With Donald Trump Pay Off – NBC News.