Publications

The Scored Society: Due Process for Automated Predictions

Author(s): 
Danielle Citron
Publication Date: 
January 7, 2014
Publication Type: 
Academic Writing

Download the paper here: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2376209

The Scored Society: Due Process for Automated Predictions

Danielle Keats Citron
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law; Yale University - Yale Information Society Project; Stanford Law School Center for Internet and Society

Frank A. Pasquale III
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law; Yale University - Yale Information Society Project

January 7, 2014 Read more » about The Scored Society: Due Process for Automated Predictions

Why Grandma Shouldn't Have Posted Instagram Pics On Facebook

Author(s): 
Woodrow Hartzog
Publication Date: 
January 7, 2014
Publication Type: 
Other Writing

Cross-posted from Forbes.

A well-intentioned grandmother accidentally hurt her grandkids’ feelings. She took screenshots of their delightful Instagram photos and proudly uploaded them to Facebook for all of her social network friends to see. If the younger generation didn’t set their accounts to private, could Grandma possibly have committed a faux pas? All she did was lovingly pass along publicly available information! Read more » about Why Grandma Shouldn't Have Posted Instagram Pics On Facebook

The best week for privacy in a long time

Author(s): 
Catherine Crump
Publication Date: 
December 21, 2013
Publication Type: 
Other Writing

Cross-posted from CNN.

When President Barack Obama responded to this summer's torrent of disclosures about the National Security Agency by commissioning a review board, some wondered whether waiting for the committee to report its findings would involve a lot of delay and not much in the way of progress. Read more » about The best week for privacy in a long time

How the NSA Piggy-Backs on Third-Party Trackers

Author(s): 
Jonathan Mayer
Publication Date: 
December 13, 2013
Publication Type: 
Other Writing

Cross-posted from Slate.

By Edward Felten and Jonathan Mayer

Snooping on the Internet is tricky. The network is diffuse, global, and packed with potential targets. There’s no central system for identifying or locating individuals, so it’s hard to keep track of who is online and what they’re up to. What’s a spy agency to do? Read more » about How the NSA Piggy-Backs on Third-Party Trackers

Mass Location Tracking: It’s Not Just For the NSA

Author(s): 
Catherine Crump
Publication Date: 
December 12, 2013
Publication Type: 
Other Writing

Thanks to Edward Snowden we now understand that the NSA runs many dragnet surveillance programs, some of which target Americans. But a story yesterday from Washington, D.C. public radio station WAMU is a reminder that dragnet surveillance is not just a tool of the NSA—the local police use mass surveillance as well. Read more » about Mass Location Tracking: It’s Not Just For the NSA

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