Mar 182017
 
 March 18, 2017  Announcements 3 Responses »
Happy Birthday, PogoWasRight.org!

Eleven years ago today, Ziplock and I opened PogoWasRight.org. The original site resides only on our hard drives by now, but the fond memories remain. Many of the issues you see covered on this site these days -like warrantless surveillance and student privacy – were also covered on the site [Read More…]

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!