Tagged Privacy

German demonstration against the NSA that was staged in Berlin during Pres. Obama's visit there. (Photo credit: Wikipedia Commons)
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A Tale of Two Judges and the NSA

By: Rob Oldham   On Dec. 13, 2013, the Honorable Richard Leon, a federal district court judge in Washington D.C., issued an opinion for Klayman v. Obama, declaring the National Security Agency collection of metadata “likely unconstitutional.” Unfortunately, our celebration fizzled out before the New Year, for on Dec. 27, the Honorable Richard H. Pauley…

Privacy v. Security: Defining a Generation

By: Quinn Rogness In a pre-vacation press conference, President Obama defended National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programs that have been launched into the public eye ever since Edward Snowden’s viral intelligence leak concerning various top-secret security programs was launched into the mass media in June. Since the leaks, Snowden has been on the run from Hawaii…

Can Glass Be Too Clear?

By: Aashka Dave Google Glass has reached the hands of the explorers — and that means a free fall off of the privacy cliff is imminent. After a skydiving-filled introduction in June 2012, Google Glass has done nothing but attract attention. Rumors surrounding the wearable computers have run rampant, and in the process everyone began…

Facebook’s Privacy Woes

By: Kelsey Thomas Nowadays, It seems like everyone has a Facebook page. Chances are that you are one of the one billion people who log on to Facebook once a month. Thanks to David Fincher’s 2010 drama The Social Network, everyone knows the story of how this company has grown. Starting in a Harvard student’s…

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