Monthly Archives: October 2013

Crime Terrorism and Maleware News October 31, 2013

ACLU Strongly Supports Sensenbrenner-Leahy Bill Reforming NSA Surveillance Authorities USA Freedom Act Would Limit NSA Spying October 29, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: 212-549-2666, media@dcaclu.org WASHINGTON – A bipartisan reform bill to rein in the National Security Agency’s bulk collection, … Continue reading

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Crime Terrorism and Maleware News October 29, 2013

Suspicious Package at Montreal Airport; 1 Held A 71-year-old man who was headed to Los Angeles was detained after parts of a potential explosive device were found in his carry-on luggage at Montreals Trudeau International Airport, police said late Sunday.Police … Continue reading

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Crime Terrorism and Maleware News October 25, 2013

Government seeks FSB responsibility for cybercrime prevention he Russian government has prepared a bill that allows the Federal Security Service (FSB) to take measures against hackers who threaten the… Over 120 Rights, Faith, and Community Groups Ask Justice Department to … Continue reading

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Crime Terrorism and Maleware News October 22, 2013

Federal Appeals Court Rules That Warrant Is Required for GPS Tracking FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Josh Bell, 212-549-2666, media@aclu.org PHILADELPHIA – The Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today that the government must obtain a warrant based on probable cause to … Continue reading

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Crime Terrorism and Maleware News October 19, 2013

Americans warned of Kenya mall-style terror attack imminent in Uganda The U.S. Embassy in Uganda on Friday warned Americans living in the country of an imminent attack similar to the deadly rampage in Kenyas Westgate shopping mall just weeks ago. … Continue reading

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The Patriot Act News October 18, 2013

Obama to tap ex-Pentagon official for Homeland Security President Obama plans to nominate former Pentagon attorney Jeh Johnson as the next secretary of Homeland Security, a White House official said Thursday.Johnson, general counsel for the Defense Department during Obamas first … Continue reading

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The Patriot Act News October 17, 2013

ACLU Sues Justice Department to Get Policies and Records on Use of NSA Surveillance in Criminal Cases Lack of Notice to Defendants Has Shielded Warrantless Wiretapping From Judicial Review FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 17, 2013 CONTACT: Josh Bell, 212-549-2666, media@aclu.org … Continue reading

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The Patriot Act News October 16, 2013

Airport Employee Arrested in Dry Ice Explosions A Los Angeles International Airport employee has been arrested in connection with the dry ice explosions during a two-day span earlier this week at one of the nations busiest airports, police said in … Continue reading

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The Patriot Act News October 15, 2013

Libyan Al Qaeda suspect brought to US soil A suspected Libyan terrorist who was being held aboard a U.S. warship after being nabbed in Libya is now in New York and expected to appear in court Tuesday, officials said. The … Continue reading

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The Patriot Act News October 14, 2013

TSA: No evidence of threat on reported terrorist ‘dry-run’ flight Federal transportation officials say an investigation of a reported terrorist “dry-run” on a flight from Washington, D.C., to Orlando, Fla., revealed no evidence of a threat. In a prepared statement, … Continue reading

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