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Cops Could Force Non-Suspects to Unlock Phones

The Department of Justice has argued that police have the right to force anyone in a searched property to unlock phones with a fingerprint lock. Lawyers disputing the argument say that would go beyond the reasonable scope of a search warrant. It's ... the latest development in the ongoing development of privacy and search laws as technology evolves . For example, previous cases have concluded that police can't force somebody to provide a passcode or password to unlock a phone, because it would breach the Fifth Amendment's measures on self-incrimination. However, law enforcement ... (view more)

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'Screamer Radio 0.4.4', and 'EMCO UnLock IT 3.0.1'

Screamer Radio 0.4.4 For the last couple of years there has been an alternative to FM Radio, and it's called streaming internet radio. Screamer Radio is a freeware Internet Radio player for listening to radio on the Internet. Download and listen ... easily to any of over 4000 regional and internet radio stations today. http://www.screamer-radio.com EMCO UnLock IT 3.0.1 Are you struggling with the Windows message that access to resource is denied, or it's in use by another program when you try to modify, rename, move or delete a file or folder? In most cases this message means that a file or ... (view more)

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Password protect Files and Folders?

Infopackets Reader Denise A. writes: " Hi Dennis, First let me say that I thoroughly enjoy your newsletter. What a wealth of information it is! I just finished reading Tuesday's Gazette article, ' restricting access to portions of the start menu ', ... for the sake of security. My question is this: can a folder or certain file be password protected? I am running Windows XP. " My response: If you own more than one computer and have a local area network, you can can restrict who has access to what by setting the "share" privileges on Folders. On the other hand: if you only own 1 ... (view more)

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