American law enforcement is a system in crisis. After explosive protests responding to police brutality and discrimination in Baltimore, Ferguson, and across the country, debate over ways to reform the police continues to rage. For all the disagreement, though, people on both the left and right mostly take for granted that innovative technologies can only help. As Matt … [Read more...] about Thin Blue Lie: The Failure of High-Tech Policing
Arguments about ethics often centre on traditional questions of, for instance, euthanasia and abortion. Whilst these questions are still in the foreground, recent years have seen an explosion of new moral problems. Moral and political clashes are now as likely to be about sexuality and gender and the status of refugees, immigrants and borders, or the ethics of social media, … [Read more...] about Ethics and the Contemporary World
Limited legal protections for privacy leave minority communities vulnerable to concrete injuries and violence when their information is exposed. In Privacy at the Margins, Scott Skinner-Thompson highlights why privacy is of acute importance for marginalized groups. He explains how privacy can serve as a form of expressive resistance to government and corporate surveillance … [Read more...] about Privacy at the Margins
Web-based connections permeate our lives - and so do data breaches. Given that we must be online for basic communication, finance, healthcare, and more, it is remarkable how many problems there are with cybersecurity. Despite the passage of many data security laws, data breaches are increasing at a record pace. In Breached!, Daniel Solove and Woodrow Hartzog, two of the … [Read more...] about BREACHED!
This book focuses on the international politics of transborder data flows. It examines the rise of data services and the impact of these services on international economic transactions. The book looks at trade and foreign direct investment in services and reviews the policy position of the U.S. … [Read more...] about International Transactions In Services: The Politics Of Transborder Data Flows