Publications

They're watching. How can that be a good thing?

Author(s): 
Ryan Calo
Publication Date: 
January 13, 2014
Publication Type: 
Other Writing

Cross-posted from Stanford Magazine.

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?

Trade Promotion Authority Bill Falls Short of Ensuring Transparency and the Public Interest

Author(s): 
David Levine
Publication Date: 
January 10, 2014
Publication Type: 
Other Writing

Cross-posted from Infojustice.org.

Contacts:
Sean Flynn, American University Washington College of Law, 202-274-4157, sflynn@wcl.american.edu
Margot Kaminski, Yale Law School, margot.kaminski@yale.edu
David Levine, Elon University School of Law, 336-279-9298, dlevine3@elon.edu Read more » about Trade Promotion Authority Bill Falls Short of Ensuring Transparency and the Public Interest

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

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