The Ninth Circuit greenlighted a mix of privacy claims levied against Facebook. On what basis did the court make that decision?
Privacy Paradox: Rethinking Solitude
Privacy Paradox takes an unorthodox look at the law and policy of contemporary privacy: intelligence reform, the transatlantic divide over data protection and government data collection, and the incipient international law of privacy. What does the "right to be let alone" mean in a world in which we leave digital dust wherever we go and entrust our lives to companies we know to be exploiting our data for commercial gain? Do we want those companies to stand up to government or work with it—or both?
The Senate Commerce Committee recently wrapped up a “paper hearing” on big data and the coronavirus pandemic in which lawmakers and private experts weighed how to balance public health efforts against privacy risks.
With the right safeguards, aggressive disease surveillance is likely permissible under the Fourth Amendment.
A newly released report found errors or lost information in 29 FISA applications.
A new report released by the Justice Department inspector general found errors or lost information in all of the U.S. Person FISA applications it reviewed following its report on the FBI’s “Crossfire Hurricane” investigation into members of the Trump campaign. Each of the 29 applications reviewed contained inaccuracies, including missing files in four FISA applications and errors or inadequately supported facts in the 25 other applications.
The Washington Post reported recently that ICE has accessed a Maryland facial recognition database, which includes photographs of undocumented immigrants who obtained special driver’s licenses.
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