Prosecutors in Benton County, Arkansas, subpoenaed the information for the murder trial of James Andrew Bates, Law360 (sub. req.) reports. Amazon in February filed a motion to quash the subpoena, arguing that requests for information through the product, as well as the service’s responses, are protected speech under the First Amendment. … [Read more...] about Amazon releases smart speaker data to court
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Expressing confidence in what he considers an accomplished leadership team "executing" on its agenda, Speaker Ryan said his decision to step down was based in part on that confidence, and he added support for House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., as the next Speaker of the House. … [Read more...] about Speaker Ryan Dismisses Calls for Early Resignation
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