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Aug 26, 2022


Hey everybody, I’m Joe Miller and here’s how tech law & policy is affecting you this week.

En banc Fifth Circuit ruling solidifies police officers’ authority to expand cell phone searches


The Fifth Circuit, which is in Texas, decided that pictures of child pornography found on three cellphones in the van...

Aug 22, 2022

Fatou Sankare: The Social Media and Law Enforcement Connection

Social media has become one of the most common ways to connect with people. Many use it as an outlet to share personal information and interests, while others use it as a way to interact with friends and family online. As social media usage continues to...

Aug 19, 2022


TikTok reportedly records every one of your keystrokes


So security researcher Felix Krause says TikTok is running JavaScript on other sites you visit in the iOS browser, and collecting your credit card information and keystrokes. And a TikTok spokesperson acknowledged the existence of the script, but said the...

Aug 8, 2022

The digital divide is the gap between those who have access to digital technologies and resources and those who do not. 

If you asked most people what the digital divide was, they would probably assume it’s a reference to Internet access or computer usage. While these are both accurate representations of the digital...

Aug 5, 2022


Competing privacy bills may slow down kids’ protection online


Three competing privacy bills have made negotiations on the Hill even more difficult as the Senate and House have 3 different versions – two of which focus specifically on creating stronger protections for kids online. 


The one in the House that...