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Latest DOJ WTFness: Encryption Is Like A Locked House That Won't Let Its Owners Back Inside

last weekIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein continues his push for law enforcement-friendly broken encryption. The ultimate goal is the same but the arguments just keep getting worse. Trying to pitch worthless encryption (i.e., encryption...Show More Summary

DOJ: Civil Asset Forfeiture Is A Good Thing That Only Harms All Those Criminals We Never Arrest

last weekIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has taken a brief vacation from his "Responsible Encryption World Tour" to defend the merits of something equally questionable: civil asset forfeiture. [h/t Meaghan Ybos] As is the case with any...Show More Summary

US deputy attorney general to speak on Chicago gangs, guns

A high-profile U.S. Department of Justice official is scheduled to deliver remarks this week in Chicago, where he'll address gun violence and street gangs. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is … Click to Continue »

Trump DOJ suggests iPhone encryption costs lives following Texas shooting

The debate over privacy and security between tech companies and the government is playing out in public yet again. Without naming Apple specifically, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein suggested this week in comments reported by The Washington Examiner that the company’s position on strong encryption may cost lives. Show More Summary

The DoJ's top crypto warrior wants "strong" encryption that he can break at will

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has made a name for himself as a crypto warrior who promotes a murky idea called "responsible encryption," through which software would somehow be designed so that its security worked 100% of the...Show More Summary

Trump Lawyer Jay Sekulow Vows To Attempt To Stop Mueller If Probe Turns To Trump’s Personal Finances

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Politico reports: The president’s personal attorney, Jay Sekulow, told POLITICO on Thursday he is primed to lodge formal objections with either Mueller or Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein if the Russia investigation took a wide or unexpected detour into issues like an old Trump real-estate deal. Show More Summary

Michigan hospital mentioned during speech on cybersecurity

The No. 2 official at the U.S. Justice Department talked about an attack on a Michigan hospital's computer system during a speech on cybersecurity. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says … Click to Continue »

Back Down The Rabbit Hole About Encryption On Smartphones

4 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein wrote the disapproving memo that President Trump used as a pretext to fire FBI Director James Comey in May. But on at least one area of law-enforcement policy, Rosenstein and Comey remain on the...Show More Summary

White House Cyber Security Boss Also Wants Encryption Backdoors He Refuses To Call Backdoors

last monthIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein recently pitched a new form of backdoor for encryption: "responsible encryption." The DAG said encryption was very, very important to the security of the nation and its citizens, but not so important...Show More Summary

DOJ Continues Its Push For Encryption Backdoors With Even Worse Arguments

last monthIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Early last week, the Deputy Attorney General (Rod Rosenstein) picked up the recently-departed James Comey's Torch of Encroaching Darkness +1 and delivered one of the worst speeches against encryption ever delivered outside of the UK. Rosenstein...Show More Summary

The Justice Department Just Reignited Its Fight With Apple Over iPhone Encryption

The U.S. government still has a bone to pick with Apple. On Tuesday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein delivered a speech at the U.S. Naval Academy where he took the opportunity to reignite tensions with Apple over the company’s...Show More Summary

Deputy AG Pitches New Form Of Backdoor: 'Responsible Encryption'

last monthIndustries / Law : Techdirt

The DOJ is apparently going to pick up where the ousted FBI boss James Comey left off. While Attorney General Jeff Sessions continues building his drug enforcement time machine, Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein is keeping the light on for Comey's...Show More Summary

Everyone bored to death by DoJ’s latest call for crypto backdoors

The U.S. Department of Justice’s deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein, gave a speech on encryption yesterday and boy was it a snoozer. It’s almost as if all those decades of crypto wars never happened. Read More

Deputy Attorney General Goes On The Attack Over “Warrant-Proof Encryption”

Rod Rosenstein said it’s “unlikely” the government would reach an agreement on the issue with the tech industry, an apparent change in position from just a few weeks ago. Encrypted communications that law enforcement can’t break areShow More Summary

Gang arrests, foiled terrorist plots, child porn convictions: U.S. Attorney’s Office in Md. remains busy

Longtime prosecutor Stephen Schenning has been acting U.S. Attorney since Rod Rosenstein left to become Deputy Attorney General

Mueller team questions deputy AG amid probe of Comey firing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's office has questioned Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as it probes the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press onShow More Summary

Mueller Interviews His Boss on Russia Investigation

The Wall Street Journal reports Robert Mueller’s office has interviewed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein about Trump’s firing of James Comey. “The interview, which occurred in June or July, presents the unusual situation of investigators questioning the person directly overseeing [...]

Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein interviewed over FBI ex-director's firing: WSJ

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office has interviewed U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein about President Donald Trump’s firing of former FBI Director James Comey, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Robert Mueller's investigators interviewed Rod Rosenstein, who is overseeing the Russia investigation

Robert Mueller's investigative team interviewed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as part of their ongoing investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian operatives. A report from The Wall Street Journal...Show More Summary

Mueller’s team has interviewed Deputy AG Rosenstein over Trump’s decision to fire Comey: report

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team has interviewed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein regarding Donald Trump’s decision to fire former FBI Director James Comey, the Wall Street Journal reports. Rosenstein was tapped to oversee the Department of Justice’s investigation into Russian meddling...

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