Pritchard v. Pritchard

Shravya SrivastavaCase Summary

Does the federal wiretapping statute provide an exception for interspousal wiretapping?

Pritchard v. Pritchard 732 F.2d 372 In the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Case Number 83-1739 Before Senior Circuit Judge Haynsworth, Circuit Judge Phillips, and Circuit Judge Chapman Decided on April 16, 1984 Relevancy of the … Read More

How does the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court work?

Rugved MahamuniLaw

How does the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court work

In 1978, the U.S. Congress passed the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) to implement a statutory framework for government agencies to obtain authorisation for foreign intelligence operations. Without FISA, government agencies had virtually unlimited powers. There is a good chance … Read More

Heggy v. Heggy

Raj PagariyaCase Summary

Does the federal wiretapping statute provide an exception for interspousal wiretapping?

Heggy v. Heggy 944 F.2d 1537 : 60 USLW 2242 In the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit Case Number 90-6122 Before Chief Judge McKay, Circuit Judge Holloway, and District Judge Winder Decided on October 02, 1991 … Read More

Thompson v. Dulaney

The Cyber Blog IndiaCase Summary

Does the federal wiretapping statute provide an exception for interspousal wiretapping?

Thompson v. Dulaney 970 F.2d 744 : 61 USLW 2111 In the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit Case Number 91-4089 Before Circuit Judge Ebel, Circuit Judge Barrett, and Senior District Judge Kane Decided on July 23, … Read More

Big Brother Watch v. United Kingdom

The Cyber Blog IndiaCase Summary

Validity of legal framework enabling bulk interception of cross-border communication by intelligence services using secret surveillance operations

Big Brother Watch v. United Kingdom (2022) 74 E.H.R.R. 17 In the European Court of Human Rights Application Numbers 58170/13, 62322/14, and 24960/15 Before the members of the Grand Chamber Decided on May 25, 2021 Relevancy of the Case: Validity … Read More

Excession Technologies Limited v. Police Digital Service

The Cyber Blog IndiaCase Summary

Applicability of appropriate public contract regulations on a contract for police surveillance operation rooms

Excession Technologies Limited v. Police Digital Service [2022] EWHC 413 (TCC) In the High Court of Justice, Business and Property Courts of England and Wales, Technology and Construction Courts Case HT-2021-000147 Before Justice O’Farrell Decided on February 25, 2022 Relevancy … Read More

Rashmi Uday Shukla v. State of Maharashtra

The Cyber Blog IndiaCase Summary

Quashing of FIR in a case involving leakage of confidential information by a police officer

Rashmi Uday Shukla v. State of Maharashtra In the High Court of Bombay WP (Crl.) 1901/2021 Before Justice Nitin Jamdar & Justice Sarang V. Kotwal Decided on December 15, 2021 Relevancy of the case: Quashing of FIR in a case … Read More

Residential CCTV and Neighbours’ Privacy Invasion

TannviLaw

Residential CCTV and Neighbours' Privacy Invasion

The notion behind privacy is that a person should have the right to claim sovereignty over oneself. The idea for this is that the inherent value of an individual allows them to exercise privacy. Thus, such a claim must be … Read More

Facial Recognition System and Laws in China

Gitanjali SadanLaw

Facial Recognition System and Laws in China

China has taken a giant leap in technology by inventing some of the most sophisticated surveillance systems. From mounting surveillance on the perceived wrong-doing of citizens, the focus of Chinese authorities also includes ethnic minorities such as the Muslim Uighur … Read More

Facial recognition, incidents of abuse, and issues

Sammed AkiwateLaw

Facial recognition, incidents of abuse, and issues

Have you posted a picture on Facebook and got a recommendation to tag yourself or your friends? This is not rocket science, it is facial recognition technology at work. In contrast to other biometric features such as iris, fingerprints, and … Read More