Julia Angwin Attempts to Remain Anonymous Online and Proposes that We Reconsider Privacy Rights as Human Rights

On February 19, 2015, journalist Julia Angwin presented on her recent project as part of the BCLT Lunch … Continue Reading

Here Comes Another One: Examining the Home Depot Data Breach Lawsuit

40 million; the number of credit and debit card numbers stolen in the Target data breach of 2013. … Continue Reading

Could Your Technology Be Incriminating You?

Earlier this week, we wrote about how the government can lawfully compel a person to unlock their smart … Continue Reading

Federal “Catfishing”: When Government Impersonation through Social Media Gets Caught

You rush into work one morning, coffee and briefcase in hand, barely making it into the cramped elevator … Continue Reading

The Smartphone versus the Fifth Amendment

For many smartphone users, passwords and passcodes have become a thing of the past. Since late 2013, Apple … Continue Reading

Information Economics: Not Just for Private Business

Berkeley Center for Law and Technology’s Seventh Annual Privacy Lecture was held on October 6, 2014, on Berkeley … Continue Reading

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act: Circuit Split and Efforts to Amend

The Ninth Circuit’s 2012 decision in United States v. Nosal created a circuit split regarding the interpretation of … Continue Reading

The Copyright Alert System After Its Roll-Out: First (Non)Reactions

The Copyright Alert System (CAS) was rolled out in late February 2013. CAS constitutes the United States realization … Continue Reading

U.S. v. Cotterman: Ninth Circuit Holds Reasonable Suspicion Required for Forensic Laptop Search at the Border

The Fourth Amendment generally requires that government searches must be reasonable, which typically can be satisfied via a warrant. Searches … Continue Reading

Apple’s Dispute Over iTunes Data Collection May Have Implications for the Future of Mobile Payments

This post was co-authored by Marion Bergeret, Berkeley Law LL.M. Candidate 2013, and Babak Siavoshy, Teaching Fellow, Samuelson Law, Technology … Continue Reading