Ku’Ku’Kwes News: All documents of the Royal Commission on the Donald Marshall, Jr. Prosecution now available online

Ku’Ku’Kwes News: All documents of the Royal Commission on the Donald Marshall, Jr. Prosecution now available online. “The complete archive of a 1990 royal commission report that examined how systemic racism in played a role in the wrongful murder conviction of a Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw man in 1971 is now available online. All documents pertaining to the Royal Commission on the Donald Marshall, Jr. Prosecution have been digitized and uploaded to the Nova Scotia Public Archives’ website. The collection includes all seven volumes of the royal commission report, notes, transcripts, submissions and evidence pertaining to Marshall’s trial and appeal court hearings.”

NBC News: Ex-Yahoo engineer pleads guilty to hacking thousands of accounts

NBC News: Ex-Yahoo engineer pleads guilty to hacking thousands of accounts. “A former Yahoo software engineer pleaded guilty Monday to hacking into the accounts of thousands of Yahoo users while looking for sexual images and videos, according to federal prosecutors and court documents.”

KSAL: KBI Missing Person Website Unveiled

KSAL: KBI Missing Person Website Unveiled. “The new site allows for searches by a missing person’s name, or by Kansas county. You can also search based on demographics such as name, gender, age, or the date the missing person was last seen. When using the site, individuals are able to submit tips, information, and sightings directly to the KBI.”

CNET: Facebook will have to give UK police access to encrypted messages, report says

CNET: Facebook will have to give UK police access to encrypted messages, report says. “Facebook and its messaging tool WhatsApp will have to give UK police access to users’ encrypted messages under an upcoming treaty with the US, says a Saturday report by Bloomberg, which cites a confidential source. The treaty, which covers other US-based social media platforms as well, would require the sharing in regard to investigations of serious crimes, such as terrorism and pedophilia, Bloomberg said.”

Transparency Project: How 10News is making San Diego law enforcement files public (10News San Diego)

10News San Diego: Transparency Project: How 10News is making San Diego law enforcement files public. “After Senate Bill 1421 went into effect on January 1, 2019, California law enforcement agencies are required to make internal reports for officer-involved shootings and major uses of force, officer dishonesty and confirmed cases of sexual assault available to the public. The 10News database contains files released by the following law enforcement agencies in San Diego County…”

Science Magazine: New federal rules limit police searches of family tree DNA databases

Science Magazine: New federal rules limit police searches of family tree DNA databases. “The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) released new rules yesterday governing when police can use genetic genealogy to track down suspects in serious crimes—the first-ever policy covering how these databases, popular among amateur genealogists, should be used in law enforcement attempts to balance public safety and privacy concerns.”

Microsoft: Customers are entitled to know about federal data requests (Ars Technica)

Ars Technica: Microsoft: Customers are entitled to know about federal data requests. “Microsoft revealed on Wednesday that it is fighting in court for the right to tell one of its large enterprise customers about a federal request for data hosted on Microsoft’s cloud services. The data request came with an order prohibiting Microsoft from notifying its customer about the request, and Microsoft views the gag order as inappropriate.”