Right to privacy

U.S. News
After being revealed in court yesterday as Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen’s unnamed third client, Hannity addressed the lack of disclosure of what he saw as a “minor relationship” on his show.
Politics
Can too much transparency be too destructive, and when does too much privacy become too secretive and conspiratorial?
Business
Facebook users should be concerned if the company is so committed to the perspective of content creators that it cannot tolerate its board members even being involved in the exploration of an issue.
Business
Of course, one may always argue that even if there were a legal right to be forgotten, it could never be implemented due
Media
Finally, a victory for privacy. A federal judge in Brooklyn rules that the FBI cannot force Apple to unlock an iPhone used by a suspected drug dealer. This is a win for the tech giant.
Politics
Tech firms have an obligation to comply with reasonable and specific requests, in order to solve and thwart crimes. And it just seems like the right thing to do. With increasing terrorist attacks on soft targets, our domestic and foreign intelligence agencies should not be "handcuffed" while they seek to save lives and solve crimes.
The World Post
When it comes to practical problems in the digital sphere, individuals and institutions will look for solutions. Unlike most
Media
The upcoming trial has also troubled media law experts like Lynn Oberlander, general counsel for First Look Media and part
Tech
American ingenuity is alive and well. We've changed the rules of the game, invented new playing fields, and blazed new paths. Europeans would admit this reality as much as we do ourselves. The divide therefore comes when Europe thinks these services don't protect the individual.
Politics
With the 2016 presidential race off and running, the growing controversy over Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton's prohibited use of a private email account and server to conduct her official business as Secretary of State is certainly not going away soon.
Politics
There were two political stampedes this week, both towards and then back away from the same man: rancher Cliven Bundy. So, at least for the spectators, it was an amusing week in politics.
Politics
Americans are now being tracked as they've never been tracked before. What is normal and accepted these days sounds like a tinfoil-hatted paranoiac's delusion from just a few decades ago, in fact.
Politics
Not a week seems to go by without more revelations about how the NSA (or recently the UK's GCHQ) monitors our electronic communications. Who knew that all the time I waste watching old movie clips on YouTube was so interesting to the guardians of our national security.
Politics
January 22 is the 41st anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision. Roe was supposed to put an end to the fight over access to a life-saving procedure. Far from it.
Politics
Cancelation of the passport wasn't just an effort to prevent the whistleblower from getting to a country that might grant political asylum. It was also a declaration that the U.S. government can nullify the right to travel just as surely as it can nullify the right to privacy.
Crime
It seems somewhat sinister that any private citizen could use an unmanned aerial vehicle for no legitimate purpose. We already have the government spying on us. Do we need our neighbors stalking us as well?
Politics
While in these last months the NSA has cast a long, dark shadow over American privacy, don't for a second imagine that it's the only government agency systematically and often secretly intruding on our lives.
Crime
We may anticipate increasing curtilage legal issues. Curtilage protections impact the sanctity of one's house and the right to privacy, both of which are fundamental in a free society.
Politics
North Carolina is the latest in a string of Republican states to attempt to restrict women's access to reproductive care. But why now, 40 years after Roe v. Wade, which ruled abortion a matter a privacy, are we seeing such a concerted attack from the right?
Politics
This week's stunning news that the FBI is using drones as a surveillance tool in the United States almost veered into black comedy -- certainly ripe for a song parody, or rather a parody-song-medley.