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Aaron Swartz

This is a very sad day. Recently I presented a talk on Aaron Swartz ‘s JSTOR incident, the resulting legal actions, and an overview I captioned as ‘reading between the lines’. In my talk I highlighted how legal documents can be

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NOLASEC – Hidden Legal Pitfalls of Digital Forensics Research

Yesterday was the first NOLASEC meeting in the new presentation format. Previously, the meeting had one speaker giving a 30 minute talk with questions and discussions after. The newer format is intended to allow for multiple shorter 6 minute talks

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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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Social media, 3rd party data storage, and warrants

Just a quick post about this article which I came across this morning regarding warrants going after facebook data. This is a very interesting trend with both privacy as well as public policy implications for the continued advancement of technology.

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Westboro Baptist Church

In a strange turn of events, news outlets are reporting Anonymous, the same ‘group’ (or loose association depending on who you listen to) responsible for the HB Gary fiasco is now threatening the Westboro Baptist Church. Or is it? Suspicions

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