Hanni Fakhoury

Hanni Fakhoury is a staff attorney is a staff attorney for the Electronic Frontier Foundation where he focuses on criminal lawprivacy and free speech litigation and advocacy. He is co-counsel in a federal class action First Amendment challenge to California's Proposition 35, has argued before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on warrantless cell tracking, testified before the California state legislature on proposed electronic privacy legislation and written op-eds for the New York Times and Wired.

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014
A National Consensus: Cell Phone Location Records Are Private
The Fourth Amendment protects us from “unreasonable” government searches of our persons, houses, papers and effects. How courts should determine what is and isn’t reasonable in our increasingly digital world is the subject of a new amicus brief we filed today in San Francisco federal court. At...
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Friday, May 02, 2014
Government Plays Fast and Loose with Technology in Supreme Court Cell Phone Cases
The U.S. Supreme Court earlier this week heard oral argument in two cases involving whether the police, after arresting someone, can search his or her cell phone without a search warrant. Although the police have been allowed to do a limited search of a person after they’ve been arrested, this...
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Tuesday, June 04, 2013
Jeremy Hammond Case Demonstrates the Draconian Nature of Cyber Crime Law
In the months since Aaron Swartz’s death, it’s become clear to the American public that the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) has become one of the most dangerous and abused criminal laws available to prosecutors.
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