The State Police Want to Crack Your Phone
The Israeli firm Cellebrite offers tools that unlock data, trawl search histories, and perform facial recognition. The New York State Police are in the market.
Technology moves so much faster than anything in the law or politics.
New York’s search warrant statute was written more than 50 years ago, before the proliferation of modern computers.
The policy and its sudden reversal will be among Acting Commissioner Anthony Annucci’s last acts.
New York prisons may have effectively banned journalism behind bars.
The governor’s team coordinated meetings between her failed chief judge nominee and Senate Republicans in the days before a key committee vote, emails show.
Trade groups are spending big to fight legislation that would restrict single-use packaging and bar their preferred “chemical recycling” technologies.
A new letter from the federal government is energizing a push to expand health insurance for undocumented New Yorkers, but time is running out.
Some counties pay social services workers so little, the people who administer benefits end up applying themselves.