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Surveillance is All About the (Software) Brain

USA - April 14 2021 Eyes are important, don’t get me wrong. So are ears, noses, tongues, fingers, balance calibration organs and everything else that feeds that massive…

A Strike Against the Sandbox: Practical Results of Oracle v. Google

USA - April 6 2021 The Portuguese sourced spices in the Fifteenth Century…

How Your Car Became a Surveillance Weapon

USA - March 31 2021 We have long known that connected devices have the…

Can US Government Help Improve Broadband?

USA - March 24 2021 What do you think about when we speak of infrastructure? Roads, bridges or even a wall? A key component to this country’s critical infrastructure is…

The Era of Retail Biometric AI Crime Has Begun

USA - March 16 2021 Each new technology seems to offer creative tools for both criminals and law enforcement. Telegraphs and telephones spawned wire and phone fraud. The…

U.S. Surveillance Society Could Learn from EU Approach to Privacy

European Union, USA - March 9 2021 We have learned in the past year that privacy protection can often conflict with pandemic protections, as contact tracing regimes and databases of…

How Will the "New" New California Privacy Law Affect Your Business?

USA - March 2 2021 We had started getting (sort of) comfortable with the CCPA—California’s omnibus privacy legislation—when the state decided to change the law again…

The Worm Turns on Big Tech, New Types of American Threats

USA - February 23 2021 I have written recently about the crashing tsunami of change in legal attitudes toward the largest U.S. data, technology and internet companies…

The UK Sets Out to Prove That You Are You

United Kingdom - February 16 2021 I am describing a digital ID to be used by everybody for everything we do online…

U.S Senate Takes Aim at Big Tech

USA - February 9 2021 Hard on the heels of the muckle of anti-trust filings against the huge U.S. technology companies in the past few months, the United States Senate…