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Data Privacy Risks and COVID-19 Defense

Electronic technology is protecting us from COVID-19, but is it violating our privacy? Individuals and institutions are taking drastic measures to flatten the curve of COVID-19 infections, and these measures, while important, may threaten our recently recognized privacy rights. This article examines the efforts taken to protect our […]

Home Alone

There’s an old Yiddish saying, passed down to me from my grandparents, that is worth recalling in these uncertain and potentially infectious times: “When three people say you’re drunk, go lie down in the gutter.” So, when my brother the doctor (he’s the smart one) texted the family […]

FCC Proposes Over $200 Million in Fines to AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint for Not Protecting Customers’ Location Data

On February 28, 2020, the Federal Communications Commission proposed fines amounting to over $200 million dollars against the four largest wireless carriers in the U.S., alleging that the companies broke the law by not taking reasonable measures to protect customers’ private location information and allowing third parties to […]