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Companies accused of crimes get more digital privacy rights than people...

Sarah Esther Lageson, Rutgers University - Newark and Elizabeth Chiarello, Saint Louis University Corporations increasingly receive the same rights as people. Now, it seems,...

Website privacy options aren’t much of a choice since they’re hard...

Hana Habib, Carnegie Mellon University and Lorrie Cranor, Carnegie Mellon University You’ve probably encountered a pair of shoes that won’t stop following you around the...

What’s private depends on who you are and where you live

Richard Wilk, Indiana University Citizens and policymakers around the world are grappling with how to limit companies’ use of data about individuals – and how...

Congress is considering privacy legislation – be afraid

Jeff Sovern, St. John's University Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis called privacy the “right to be let alone.” Perhaps Congress should give states trying to...

What your pet’s microchip has to do with the Mark of...

Jordan Frith, University of North Texas An almost invisible electronic device used all over the world – best known to much of the public for...

Fragmented US privacy rules leave large data loopholes for Facebook and...

Florian Schaub, University of Michigan Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s Congressional testimony will discuss ways to keep people’s online data private, which I’m interested in as...

Encrypted smartphones secure your identity, not just your data

Susan Landau, Tufts University Smartphones store your email, your photos and your calendar. They provide access to online social media sites like Facebook and Twitter,...

Your mobile phone can give away your location, even if you...

Guevara Noubir, Northeastern University U.S. military officials were recently caught off guard by revelations that servicemembers’ digital fitness trackers were storing the locations of their...

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LIGO announcement vaults astronomy out of its silent movie era into...

Chad Hanna, Pennsylvania State University When LIGO detected its first gravitational wave back in September 2015, I was pretty excited to say the least. As...