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TAP Highlights

Facebook: Is It ‘Antisocial’ or Social Media?

University of Virginia media professor Siva Vaidhyanathan explains how Facebook devolved from “an innocent social site hacked together by Harvard students into a force that, while it may make personal life just a little more pleasurable, makes democracy a lot more challenging.”

Multitudinous Errors and Major Ambiguities

After a week of deliberations, the California legislature passed the Consumer Privacy Act. The result is a bill has numerous errors, omissions, typos, and ambiguities. Santa Clara University law professor Eric Goldman, along with colleague and crowdsourcing assistance, is identifying and compiling a list of the issues.

Are the Days Numbered for the 3rd-Party Doctrine Argument?

“One of the things to admire about Justice Gorsuch’s dissent in Carpenter is that he is candid about what he has and hasn’t concluded. It is pretty clear that he is rejecting the third party doctrine ...” - Lior Strahilevitz, University of Chicago Law School

Why Was Cell-Site Location Info Debated by the Supreme Court?

“In large enough quantities and at great enough detail, public location information becomes something different, something more. The central, narrow holding in Carpenter is that in the age of Big Data, detailed historic location information is now sensitive information.” – Margot Kaminski, Colorado Law

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