Privacy

German Data Protection officials for the state of Schelswig-Holstein issued instructions last Friday to organizations with Facebook pages or websites using the “like” button social plug-in to remove the links to Facebook.  Such organizations have...

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The FTC has agreed to settle a case at the intersection of privacy, mobile computing, and children.  In what it described as “the Commission’s first case involving mobile applications,” the FTC announced on August 15...

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Our own Marc Zwillinger and Elizabeth Banker have submitted a panel topic for South by Southwest 2012. The Interactive Festival better known as SXSW was created to showcase some of best new websites, digital projects,...

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This past weekend we saw another volley of rounds fired in the ongoing digital privacy wars. As with previous battles, this one started with the publication of an academic study and culminated in a class...

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H.R. 2577 Moves Ahead

July 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

A pending cybersecurity bill has made some progress in the House.  Unlike the dangerous impasse over the debt ceiling and budget cuts in which the Congress and the White House currently finds themselves, the Secure...

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The breadth and depth of the information that is stored on laptops is increasingly also being stored in the ‘cloud’. As a result, concerns have been raised in VT over how much authority law enforcement...

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On June 29, 2011, Judge Ware of the Ninth Circuit issued an order granting in part and denying in part Google’s motion to dismiss the class action lawsuit In re Google Inc. Street View Electronic...

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The U.S. Supreme Court promises some interesting Fourth Amendment activity next term, having granted certiorari review in two important cases. In the first, United States v. Jones, FBI agents planted a GPS device on a...

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Amid the flurry of news surrounding the arrest of suspected LulzSec hacker Ryan Cleary, Cnet news reached out to Jennifer Granick for her expertise, asking for her opinion regarding law enforcement’s investigation of LulzSec and...

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Today, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) announced the Geolocational Privacy and Surveillance Act, a statute which would require law enforcement to get a warrant before using technology to track individuals’ physical...

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