Banjo was merely a side-effect of a much larger problem.
While some might argue that the courts should later decide the appropriate balance between law enforcement's interest and personal privacy, courts have been inconsistent in their rulings, and it could take years to get a solution...
This bill attempts to increase transparency regarding government's collection of individuals' personal data.
This bill requires law enforcement to have a particular suspect before proceeding with a reverse location or keyword search warrant.
This bill requires law enforcement to proactively seek public input on surveillance technologies they wish to use.
Michigan is the latest state to join the effort to bring digital privacy protections in the 21st Century.
It is time for Utah to be a leader in rectifying past failures and empowering individuals to have a voice in how these tools and technologies are used, if at all.
Utah needs to take privacy much more seriously than it has in the past. State and local agencies will continue to rely on technology to improve how government works, but we should understand the risks today instead of continually...