Ryan Calo

Podcast #22: Ryan Calo on Technology and the Law

Legal theorist Ryan Calo explores how the law is (or isn’t) evolving in response to technological quandaries like robotics and digital surveillance.

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Genetic Testing Kits: Unprecedented Privacy Risks

Consumer genetic testing puts sensitive, irreplaceable data about you—and unwitting members of your family—in places you can’t control.

Walter Langelaar

He Started #DeleteFacebook… Nine Years Ago

Nine years ago, three artists created a controversial site to make a statement about Facebook’s practices. The company sued and accused them of scraping data. Oh, the irony.

Knightscope Robot

Have the Robot Wars Begun?

Without much oversight or discussion, security robots have begun appearing in public spaces, causing conflicts and raising questions about privacy and human dignity.

London CCTV surveillance

CCTV: A View on Surveillance From Britain

British citizens may be the most visually surveilled people in the West, with an estimated one camera for every ten people. Critical awareness may slowly be dawning, but will it make any difference?

Undersea Internet Cable

Help End Section 702 Surveillance

Section 702 of 2008’s FISA Amendment Act, the basis of an enormous surveillance program, is about to lapse. A new bill, the USA Rights Act, would fix it.