Jay Klimek, Esq.

Government surveillance: they’re watching you… but is it legal?

Jun 13th - Disclaimer:  I wrote this article to educate the public on data collection and surveillance pursuant to Supreme Court precedent and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.  I am not condoning the actions of the government, nor am I stating that the government should not engage in intelligence surveillance.  This article gets somewhat technical. I’ve tried to ...

FCC taking up the fight against unlocked cell phones?

Mar 4th - According to an interview with Techcrunch, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski has stated the unlocking “ban raises competition concerns; it raises innovation concerns.” The FCC’s proposed action may be in response to the petition to the White House asking the government to reverse the Library of Congress’ decision to ban cell phone unlocking, or to propose ...

The APPS Act and how it will impact your privacy

Feb 11th - United States Congressman Hank Johnson(@RepHankJohnson) has introduced a draft of the APPS Act to committee in the House of Representatives. What is the APPS Act? Well, you can read the full draft here but the description sums it up nicely: “[to] provide for greater transparency in and user control over the treatment of data collected ...