Electronic Communication Privacy Act

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Saints Deny New Charge: Spying on Opposing Coaches

GM Mickey Loomis allegedly eavesdropped from Superdome suite

(Newser) - First the bounty scandal —and now eavesdropping? New Orleans Saints General Manager Mickey Loomis has been accused of listening in on visiting coaches for almost three years using an electronic device in his Superdome suite, ESPN reports. The US Attorney's Office in eastern Louisiana confirmed the accusation today,... More »

Feds Secretly Grabbing WikiLeaks Email Info

US snagging IDs, critics say law violates Constitution

(Newser) - In its "active criminal investigation" of WikiLeaks, the US government is using secret court orders to force Google and Internet service providers to turn over information about editor Jacob Appelbaum, reports the Wall Street Journal . Appelbaum has not been charged with any crimes related to his WikiLeaks work, but... More »

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