NSA Contract Firm – Twenty Years Of Data Breach – Oops

  CBS News October 20, 2016   Government Contractor Charged with Removal of Classified Materials and Theft of Government Property US Attorneys, District of Maryland October 5, 2016 Baltimore, Maryland – A criminal complaint has been filed charging Harold Thomas Martin III, age 51, of Glen Burnie, Maryland, with theft of government property and unauthorized removal and retention of classified materials by a government employee or contractor. According to the affidavit filed in support of the criminal complaint, Martin was a contractor with the federal government and had a top secret national security clearance. Martin was arrested late on August … Continue reading

Rule 41 Changes In Effect December 1, 2016 – Matter of Government Hacking vs Privacy

  Back in June 2016, DoJ posted a press release that mostly went unnoticed. However, Lynch beginning December 1, 2016 can take actions which are outlined in the memo and which were decided upon behind closed doors without oversight or transparency. This is another one of the overreaches the administration hoped skipped by public notice. RULE 41 CHANGES ENSURE A JUDGE MAY CONSIDER WARRANTS FOR CERTAIN REMOTE SEARCHES June 20, 2016 Blog post courtesy of Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Criminal Division Congress is currently considering proposed amendments to Rule 41, which are scheduled to take effect … Continue reading