WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Tuesday wrestled with a digital-age legal dilemma: Can the U.S. government use a warrant to force a U.S. company – in this case, Microsoft – to turn over data stored in a server overseas? ...Read More »
Big data has expanded to the criminal justice system. In Los Angeles, police use computerized “predictive policing” to anticipate crimes and allocate officers. In Fort Lauderdale, Florida, machine-learning algorithms are used to set bond amounts. In states across the country, ...
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NEW YORK — A federal appeals court said Tuesday it won’t rehear a panel’s decision letting companies like Microsoft refuse to turn over to the government customer emails stored overseas. The judges of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ...Read More »
The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced it has started making credit card complaint data available to the public in a searchable database. In announcing the database launch Tuesday, the CFPB said the goal was to improve the transparency and ...Read More »
Should the government meet the same legal standard when obtaining digital information stored on third party servers - including the contents of messages sent through web-based email providers - as when seizing information stored at a suspect’s physical home or office?Read More »
The average hourly wage for a local manufacturing job is $15.17 an hour, down from $15.29 a year ago, while the average paid locally for unskilled hourly jobs was $9.89, up from $9.71 in 2010, according to the Rochester Business Alliance’s 2011 Annual Wage and Salary Surveys.Read More »