White House calls for warrantless searches of suspects' cellphones | The Verge
"The Obama administration is urging the Supreme Court to allow for warrantless cellphone searches of arrested suspects, calling upon the court to resolve a nearly six-year-old case. In a petition filed last week, the White House disputed an appeals court ruling, which determined that police should be required to obtain a search warrant before accessing the contents of a suspect's phone."
UK Prime Minister David Cameron reportedly authorized Guardian hard drive destruction | The Verge
"As UK officials continue to justify the destruction of Guardian hard drives containing information leaked by Edward Snowden, the state's deputy prime minister, Nick Clegg, has stepped up to say that he endorsed the action. Acco...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.