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April 24, 2019
A higher court moved to remove TikTok ban in India
Popular short-form video app TikTok received a victory today in India. An Indian state court has lifted the nationwide ban on the app. TikTok faced a nearly week-long ban in India that has now been reversed.
DEA failed to check if their mass surveillance data was legal
The Justice Department's Inspector General released a stunning report with details into DEA's bulk surveillance practices. According to the report, the DEA "failed to conduct a comprehensive legal analysis" of the three bulk data gathering programs. In addition, the policies to govern data use were either non-existent or were vague, opening the opportunity for abuse.