This rule change just made it easier for the government to hack you

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This rule change just made it easier for the government to hack you, wherever you are

The US Supreme Court has just amended a procedural rule, known as Rule 41, that would allow judges to issue warrants for the government to hack computers anywhere, even outside their jurisdictions or if those computers belong to innocent victims of criminal hacking.

The rule changes will go into effect on 1 December 2016, unless the US Congress passes legislation to reverse the rule changes.

https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2016/04/29/us-supreme-court-just-made-it-easier-for-the-government-to-hack-you-wherever-you-are/

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