GPS, Drones, and Your Coming Complete Lack of Privacy in Public

Show Notes: https://www.eff.org/sites/default/files/filenode/scotusjones.pdf – US v. Jones Holding Tom Goldstein, Reactions to Jones v. United States: The government fared much better than everyone realizes, SCOTUSblog (Jan. 23, 2012, 4:07 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2012/01/reactions-to-jones-v-united-states-the-government-fared-much-better-than-everyone-realizes/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katz_v._United_States – No right to privacy in public http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florida_v._Riley ...

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Encryption and the Fifth Amendment (Video)

  Here’s another video, this time dealing with claiming fifth amendment privilege in the face of being compelled to give up your passwords. Details on these cases can be found at these links. https://www.eff.org/cases/us-v-fricosu https://www.eff.org/sites/default/files/filenode/OpinionDoe22312.pdf

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Cicero on Conversation and Friendship

I had enrolled in The School of Life, an academy of “self-help” on Bloomsbury’s Marchmont Street, co-founded by philosopher Alain de Botton. For about £30 per session, students can take classes with resident “fellows” of the school on subjects such ...

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Marc Randazza: 1st Amendment Lawyer Exemplar

  If you’re in law school or a new lawyer, you might not have heard the name Marc Randazza just yet…But if you stick around legal, copyright, or technology blogs long enough you will.   I don’t know Randazza personally, ...

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Your Laptop is NOT Private at US Customs

  It’s a little rough around the edges, but here is a video on encryption, US border crossings, and electronic devices. It’s based off of this post from about year ago about the USA v. Cotterman case. I put it ...

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MLK Day – From Birmingham

Normally I take my son to his early school in the suburbs during the week. But he’s been sick this weekend with a fever so I took him downtown to my wife’s hospital this morning to stay in their on-site ...

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The Inverse of Informative

Compare: I’ll be arriving at John F Kennedy airport on Friday evening; please meet the British Airways Concorde flight. Arr JFK Fri pm, pls mt BA Cncrd flt At first blush, I imagine many will lament the latter as a ...

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True Victory is Victory Over the Self

An old year falls, a new one rises. People will dedicate to change. They will tell themselves that this year will be different. They will commit to change their appearance, their friends, their family, their job. Goals will be set. ...

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