New Warrant Power Amplifies Need For Strong Data Security
Law360, New York (December 1, 2016, 11:00 PM EST) -- A rule change that allows courts to issue broader warrants for access to electronic communications took effect Thursday amid concerns that the measure will invite law enforcement snooping in the name of pursuing hackers, turning up pressure on companies not to fall prey to the types of cyberattacks that invite prying eyes.
The hotly contested change to Rule 41(b) of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure replaces the current rule, which limits warrant requests to the search and seizure of property within the court's own district. The new, broader mandate allows courts to issue warrants for remote access to electronic data...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!