Senate Effort Fails to Delay Expansion of Internet Search Powers

Source: Gigalaw

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A last-ditch effort in the Senate to block or delay rule changes that would expand the U.S. government’s hacking powers failed, despite concerns the changes would jeopardize the privacy rights of innocent Americans and risk possible abuse by the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump. Democratic Senator Ron Wyden attempted three times to delay the changes, which will allow U.S. judges to be able to issue search warrants that give the FBI the authority to remotely access computers in any jurisdiction, potentially even overseas.

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Source: Gigalaw

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