When can anyone search through your most intimate records and belongings? When you throw them away, of course! The US Supreme Court has already ruled that the Fourth Amendment doesn’t protect your garbage can or recycle bin. Today we talk about a very interesting case in Oregon where local reporters turned the tables on the authorities, with very interesting results.
I’ll also update you on the latest WiFi security standards, a police department that awarded cybersecurity quiz takers with infected USB drives, and some welcome (but limited) changes to border search policies for electronic devices.
For Further Insight:
Portland dumpster diving: http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-1616-rubbish.html-2
Picking a good shredder: http://firewallsdontstopdragons.com/take-out-trash-securely/
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