Category Archives: Surveillance technology

WaPo: The Sexts of Jeff Bezos and the Death of Privacy

WaPo: The Sexts of Jeff Bezos and the Death of Privacy by Kara Swisher We can’t look away. But we should.

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Slate: Biometrics vs. the Fifth Amendment

Slate: Biometrics vs. the Fifth Amendment by Josephine Wolff:

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WaPo: Our privacy regime is broken. Congress needs to create new norms for a digital age.

WaPo: Our privacy regime is broken. Congress needs to create new norms for a digital age.

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National Law Review: City Attorney of Los Angeles Sues Popular Weather App Claiming Deceptive Collection and Sharing of Geolocation Data

National Law Review: City Attorney of Los Angeles Sues Popular Weather App Claiming Deceptive Collection and Sharing of Geolocation Data by Jeffrey D. Neuburger:

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Gizmodo: Google Wins Lawsuit Over Face-Scanning Technology

Gizmodo: Google Wins Lawsuit Over Face-Scanning Technology by Lorraine Bailey:

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BuzzFeed News: Apps Are Revealing Your Private Information To Facebook And You Probably Don’t Know It

BuzzFeed News: Apps Are Revealing Your Private Information To Facebook And You Probably Don’t Know It by Charlie Warzel

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Lawfare: Implementing Carpenter by Orin Kerr

Lawfare: Implementing Carpenter By Orin Kerr: I recently posted a new draft article, “Implementing Carpenter,” on the Supreme Court’s blockbuster June 2018 decision in Carpenter v. United States. The article consists of two draft chapters of a forthcoming book, “The … Continue reading

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NYTimes: Your Apps Know Where You Were Last Night, and They’re Not Keeping It Secret

NYTimes: Your Apps Know Where You Were Last Night, and They’re Not Keeping It Secret by Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, Natasha Singer, Michael H. Keller and Aaron Krolik: Dozens of companies use smartphone locations to help advertisers and even hedge funds. They … Continue reading

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wired: Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein Is Still Calling for an Encryption Backdoor

wired: Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein Is Still Calling for an Encryption Backdoor by Lily Hay Newman: TENSION HAS EXISTED for decades between law enforcement and privacy advocates over data encryption. The United States government has consistently lobbied for the creation … Continue reading

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Above the Law: Alexa On The Witness Stand Is Going To Be Killer For Privacy

Above the Law: Alexa On The Witness Stand Is Going To Be Killer For Privacy by Elie Mystal:

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ABAJ: Judge orders Amazon to provide Echo recordings in double homicide case

ABAJ: Judge orders Amazon to provide Echo recordings in double homicide case by Debra Cassens Weiss:

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The Crime Report: Does the Fourth Amendment Block Cops from Using Artificial Intelligence?

The Crime Report: Does the Fourth Amendment Block Cops from Using Artificial Intelligence? by J. Gabriel Ware: The constitutional prohibition against unreasonable searches and seizures could prevent law enforcement from using the sophisticated surveillance technology made possible by artificial intelligence, … Continue reading

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