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Michael Price
Michael Price is Counsel in the Liberty and National Security Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law.

Entries by Michael Price

Multi-State Privacy Push Paves the Way for National Reform

(0) Comments | Posted January 20, 2016 | 2:24 PM

Today, lawmakers in 16 states and the District of Columbia announced new legislative efforts designed to protect Americans from intrusion into their personal data by schools, employers or government. The proposed laws focus on a range of issues, such as email and other electronic communications, employees' use of social media,...

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Surveillance Should Be Top Priority for New NYPD Inspector General

(0) Comments | Posted May 28, 2014 | 4:14 PM

Philip K. Eure began work Tuesday as the first-ever Inspector General (IG) for the New York City Police Department (NYPD) and there is a lot on his to-do list — including issues related to stop-and-frisk, police in schools, and police interactions with the homeless. But his first priority should be...

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Once Searched, Forever Seized: Why Cell Phone Searches Need a Warrant

(0) Comments | Posted May 5, 2014 | 2:51 PM

How private is the data on your cell phone? That was the big question before the Supreme Court last week in a pair of cases, Riley v. California and United States v. Wurie, with the potential for huge consequences for the future of information privacy.

The cases involve a...

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Muslims Push Back Against NYPD Surveillance

(1) Comments | Posted June 24, 2013 | 1:58 PM

Preventing terrorist attacks in New York City is an enormous responsibility. And many New Yorkers owe a debt of gratitude to the New York Police Department for keeping us safe. But in its effort to fight terrorism, the NYPD has also gone too far. A complaint filed...

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Digital Privacy at the Border

(1) Comments | Posted March 18, 2013 | 4:41 PM

Until recently, U.S. Customs agents were free to copy every bit of data from your electronic devices. They could read all your documents, see all your pictures, review your browsing history, and even rummage through deleted files - for no reason whatsoever. To cross the border was to totally surrender...

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