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WHAT IS IT ABOUT ROBOTS? Our fascination with these machines dates back centuries. The ancient Greeks built them. Robots haunted the Industrial Revolution. For a time in the 1980s, the decade that brought us Short Circuit, The Terminator and RoboCop, it seemed that the United States had caught robot fever. Read more » about They're watching. How can that be a good thing?
Sean Flynn, American University Washington College of Law, 202-274-4157, email@example.com
Margot Kaminski, Yale Law School, firstname.lastname@example.org
David Levine, Elon University School of Law, 336-279-9298, email@example.com Read more » about Trade Promotion Authority Bill Falls Short of Ensuring Transparency and the Public Interest
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
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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
If our leaders don’t even use email, can we trust them to make decisions about our brave new e-world? In a book released a few days ago—Cybersecurity and Cyberwarfare: What Everyone Needs to Know—we are immediately struck by how unprepared we really are as a society: Read more » about Just the Right Amount of Cyber Fear
The next step in transformative technology is already here, and the United States runs the risk of getting left behind. Read more » about The Need to Be Open: U.S. Laws Are Killing the Future of Robotic
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