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Zachary Graves
Zachary Graves is director of digital marketing and a policy analyst at the R Street Institute, a national free market think tank in Washington, D.C.

Entries by Zachary Graves

The Dangerous Proliferation of the 'Right to Be Forgotten'

(1) Comments | Posted June 18, 2014 | 4:31 PM

Following on last month's ruling by the European Court of Justice that search engines could be forced to take down links that individuals believe infringe their privacy rights, a new ruling from the Supreme Court of British Columbia has ordered Google to remove content not just...

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The Problem Is NSA Overreach, Not the Technology We Use

(1) Comments | Posted December 17, 2013 | 1:28 PM

Blaming big tech companies for enabling our runaway surveillance state is like blaming Toyota or Ford for drunk drivers. It's a dangerous distraction, and it's the wrong strategy if we want to reform the system and restore the Right to Privacy in America.

Late last...

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New Proposal to Slay Patent Trolls Would Be a Boon to the Digital Economy

(0) Comments | Posted October 7, 2013 | 12:26 PM

Following a slew of other bills introduced this year to address America’s broken patent system, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., released a 

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Americans Have a Right to Know Details of Government Data Requests

(0) Comments | Posted September 12, 2013 | 10:19 AM

Abusive government surveillance practices have violated the privacy and trust of the American people. But they’ve also left many companies who do business online in a lurch about what exactly they are allowed to tell their clients and stakeholders when faced with large numbers of secret government...

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The NSA's War Against Encryption

(0) Comments | Posted September 10, 2013 | 2:48 PM

New revelations about National Security Agency abuses, which now include everything from industrial espionage to reports that the agency can access most data on our smartphones, seem to put everything we know about how business is done on the Internet in danger.

E-commerce relies on data...

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