Europe’s new Digital Markets Act is in tension with the General Data Protection Regulation, and the practical impact may be bad for privacy and competition.
Courts should craft a narrow form of tort liability that would apply to leaders of online radicalized networks when their persistent communications cause a member of the group to commit an act of violence.
The perils that flow from facial recognition can be mitigated through sensible limits without banning the technology and the risks of facial recognition are less bad than the options police have without its use.
COVID-19 apps in the United States have been ineffective as public health tools because they are designed primarily to protect privacy. Poor design choices, effectively mandated by Google and Apple, were driven by ongoing consumer privacy and national security debates that shortsightedly rejected tracking technologies.