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Speaking of Privacy…

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) decided on Monday to hear what will be a landmark privacy case involving the release of personal information, specifically implicating Spokeo to claims of infringement against the Fair Credit Reporting Act. 556 more words

Constitutional Law

Big Brother is Watching You

I knew immediately upon reading the task for this fortnight that finding information about myself would prove difficult. As I mentioned in my first reflection… 833 more words

Reflection

(Self) Searching on the internet

For this week’s play activity, I searched for myself using two services – pipl and Spokeo. I initially tried using Google but since it didn’t yield any results, I decided these two would be more appropriate. 206 more words

Social Media

Supreme Court To Decide If You Can Sue When Data Aggregators Are Wrong

There’s a true 21st-century case a-brewing at the Supreme Court, one of those unsexy legal questions with enormous potential repercussions. At heart of the matter is personal data. 782 more words

Get your creep on!

Have you ever looked through the phonebook and wondered just what this person’s house looks like or who lives in it?

Well, don’t fret my dears; one website has you covered.   325 more words

Featured

Protecting Privacy

Beware! Big Brother isn’t the only one watching your every keystroke or click. Brands are also closely monitoring your online activity, gathering more than enough information to target you in their next campaigns. 352 more words

Media & Branding

What's in a name? Your identity, your safety, your life. How to remove it from internet search engines.

I shouldn’t be telling you this, but I will because your safety is more important than maintaining a high case-closure record. Half of my cases are solved by information an individual willingly posts on the internet. 1,200 more words

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