Montana Protects Privacy
The passage of C-48 means Montana is now the third state to pass constitutional protections for privacy in digital data.
Can Self-Governance Survive Surveillance?
Surveillance and self-governance are like oil and water. They do no not mix well.
The Power of Consumers To Protect Their Privacy
Consumers have no control over how their private data — such as location and search history — is collected, stored, and distributed. When people lack control over when and how details of their private life become public, it is a...
Privacy, Liberty’s Precondition
Liberty does not grow in every soil. Certain preconditions are necessary for freedom to flourish. Privacy is one of these necessary preconditions.
Defining State Action in a Sea of Bureaucracy
Many legal principles impact the daily lives of Americans. The state action and third-party doctrines play an influential role in determining how easy it is for the government to access an individual’s digital data.
Geofence “Warrants”: An Unconstitutional Abuse of Technology
General warrants give law enforcement agents broad authority “to search and seize unspecified places or persons.” Prior to the American Revolution, this type of search—known as a writ of assistance—was widely used by British...