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Court Order Compelling Apple’s Assistance Under the All Writs Act

On February 16, 2016, a magistrate judge in the Central District of California issued an order, under the All Writs Act, compelling Apple to assist the FBI in searching an iPhone 5C that belonged to Syed Rizwan Farook. Farook was

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NSA gathering data from social media, also – so is everyone else

I previously posted about my intention to do a digest / tear down talk on the ongoing NSA leaks / public discussion for the local security group. Unfortunately, this intention keeps getting sidetracked by new releases and articles. The difficulty

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Information Ethics Roundtable 2012

Mikal and I worked up a presentation on smart devices for the Information Ethics Roundtable in New York at Hunter College. I presented our talk in April which consisted of our policy based interpretation of external cognition, and some hypotheticals

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Ethics paper goes to print!

Roux B and Falgoust M – “Ethical Issues Raised by Methods of Data Acquisition for Research in Digital Forensics” is now in print in Vol 21, No 1 in the Journal of Information Ethics ( – I got my author’s

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