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Marc Rotenberg

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Privacy Rules for Uber

(1) Comments | Posted December 12, 2014 | 3:02 PM

Uber provides a convenient service that is gaining popularity across the country. Investors have also signaled support for the company's business model, setting its worth at more than $40 billion. But the recent outcry over privacy, news of the "God View," and the threats to journalists reveal a problem that...

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Election 2012 -- Privacy and Unfinished Business

(0) Comments | Posted November 7, 2012 | 12:20 PM

It was a little more than a decade ago that the United States was rocked by the events of 9/11. Much happened on that day, including a sharp turn away from personal privacy and toward national security. Up went the cameras and the Patriot Act, and down came many laws...

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Brandeis in Italy: The Privacy Issues in the Google Video Case

(5) Comments | Posted March 1, 2010 | 1:41 PM

Reports of the recent decision by an Italian court to issue suspended sentences against three Google exes for posting a video of a young person with downs syndrome being taunted has sparked a flurry of First Amendment concern. The opinion of reporters, at least in the U.S., has been nearly...

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What's Privacy in the Age of Facebook?

(13) Comments | Posted September 25, 2009 | 2:20 AM

Not long ago, a lot of people on Facebook got outraged over the site's new terms of service. The issue? Facebook appeared to be taking control of user content -- wall posts and photos -- and making it more difficult for people who simply wanted to delete their digital history....

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Privacy vs. Security? Privacy.

(2) Comments | Posted November 9, 2007 | 9:34 AM

On November 13, 2007 the Miller Center for Public Affairs is hosting "Privacy vs. National Security," the second event in its National Discussion and Debate Series.

Read an opposing viewpoint by K.A. Taipale.


My opponents argue that as a consequence of 9-11, and with advances...

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