supreme court

  1. cageymaru

    The Supreme Court Has Refused to Vacate Net Neutrality Ruling by Lower Court

    Today the Supreme Court refused to wipe away an earlier ruling by a lower court that upheld net neutrality laws. This does not undo the 2017 repeal of Net Neutrality, but "leaves a legal precedent in place that could help net neutrality supporters in any future legal battle if that policy is...
  2. DooKey

    Cops Need a Warrant to Look at Cellphone Location Information, Says Supreme Court

    In a 5-4 decision the Supreme Court has ruled that cops need a warrant to get a person's past location from wireless carriers. However, this ruling didn't touch on real-time location information to track suspects. Further, I haven't read the majority decision or the dissenting opinion, but I...
  3. DooKey

    Supreme Court Rules States Can Force Online Retailers to Collect Sales Tax

    In a 5-4 decision the Supreme Court has reversed a 1992 precedent that barred states from collecting sales taxes for online sales out of state. This means online retailers are now on equal footing with their brick and mortar brethren and will most likely be compelled to pay state sales tax...
  4. R

    Data Privacy At The Supreme Court: Can U.S. Seize Emails Stored Abroad?

    The U.S Supreme Court is hearing a case today that will have significant impact going forward. NPR is reporting that the Supreme Court is hearing the case, United States v. Microsoft, which involves a federal drug-trafficking investigation where law enforcement obtained a warrant for all the...
  5. DooKey

    Supreme Court to Hear Arguments About Cellphone Data Privacy

    The Supreme Court is going to hear arguments today about the use of cellphone data in criminal investigations. This case involves a robber named Timothy Carpenter that was caught after cops requested his cell phone data (locations) from his carrier and used it to place him at the scene of...