Privacy

Movement Builds to Ensure Privacy for Internet Users

Chicago Tribune
People are more aware that what they are doing online may not be private, says Daniel Castro.

Can The DOJ Seize Emails From American Companies Stored Anywhere On Earth?

The Daily Caller
Putting U.S. companies in a position of violating local laws greatly harms their ability to do business overseas.

Identifying Regulatory Gaps in Big Data Difficult, Says FTC Panel

Fierce Government IT
When considering regulatory action, the FTC will have to conduct a good cost-benefit analysis of any kind of proposed action or intervention, says Daniel Castro.

Feds Investigate 'Discrimination by Algorithm’

National Journal
Daniel Castro argues that too much regulation could stymie the many benefits of data.

“BitLicenses” Explained

September 3, 2014
| Blogs & Op-eds

In the past few years, virtual currencies, particularly Bitcoin, have jumped from an online experiment to a multi-billion dollar global phenomenon. Now, governments are starting to recognize these currencies, hoping to both legitimize and secure them with proposed regulations. This blog explores New York's proposed, controversial "BitLicense" regulations.

Another Problem with the “Right to be Forgotten”

August 25, 2014
| Blogs & Op-eds

Just as Prohibition famously increased alcohol consumption, it would seem the “right to be forgotten,” while intended to increase online privacy, may actually have the opposite effect, both by cataloging shameful information and incentivizing individuals to publicize the very materials people want forgotten.

Microsoft Asks Feds for Privacy Legislation

Advertising Age
In comments filed with the NTIA, Microsoft called for legislation to reign in electronic surveillance by the government.
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