Our pre-caffeine roundup is a collection of the hottest, strangest, and most amusing stories of the morning. Here's everything that you need to know before taking that first sip of coffee today
In the future, your hard drive may not be your hard drive: A federal judge has ruled that a Colorado woman, charged in a mortgage scam case, must turn over the password needed to decrypt her hard drive so that police can view the files on it.
Meanwhile, the United States Supreme Court ruled against warrantless GPS tracking, but the opinion has"almost given carte blanche to law enforcement to go ahead and try to find their way around" the ruling, such as enlisting the help of cell phone providers to track citizens in their cars, according to one electronic law expert.
Google is reversing its you-must-use-your-real-name policy for Google+, saying during the next week, it will start allowing "alternate names — be they nicknames, maiden names, or names in another script — alongside your common name" on the social network.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation personally thanked Reddit for its anti-SOPA support ... on Reddit.
Here's a law from the 80s that prevents Facebook sharing of Netflix movies.
Here's a video that sums up every customer service call ever made. Ever.