Jan 222017
 
 January 22, 2017  Announcements, Featured News Comments Off on RESOURCE: Two Books by Daniel Solove on Privacy Now Freely Available

Privacy law scholar Daniel Solove has made two of his books freely available online: The Digital Person: Technology and Privacy in the Information Age (2004) [296 pp] and The Future of Reputation: Gossip, Rumor, and Privacy on the Internet (2007) [257 pp.] Both books have inspired a lot of scholarly debate and [Read More…]

Jan 112017
 
 January 11, 2017  Announcements, Featured News Comments Off on Techdirt’s facing a fight for its life – and we should all support them (updated)
Techdirt's facing a fight for its life - and we should all support them (updated)

I’m going to interrupt our posting about privacy news to comment on an issue that is near and dear to my heart – the First Amendment. One of my favorite sites is TechDirt.  But now they’re facing a fight for their life because they’ve been sued for defamation and the plaintiff might have [Read More…]

Dec 312016
 
 December 31, 2016  Announcements 1 Response »

Here’s wishing everyone a Happy and Healthy New Year in 2017! PogoWasRight.org will grant itself maybe a one-day break for the holiday. Then again, maybe it won’t. I guess you’ll just have to check the site tomorrow to find out!    

Dec 122016
 
 December 12, 2016  Announcements, Surveillance, U.S. Comments Off on California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Proposed Regulations for the Collection of Data During Law Enforcement Stops

The following press release from AG Harris’s office was issued on Dec. 9: LOS ANGELES – Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced the proposed regulations for the collection of stop data that law enforcement agencies must report under California’s Racial and Identity Profiling Act of 2015, Assembly Bill (AB) 953. [Read More…]