Category Archives: Privacy

Openness to protect human subjects in research

The Department of Health and Human Services recently published a proposal to update the federal regulations that govern research on human subjects. It’s a very interesting proposal with a lot of potential changes on the table, and has received more … Continue reading

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Nitpicking the Google Books Settlement 2.0

I previously posted on the Google Books Settlement, avoiding the well-trod ground and focusing on points that were salient but hadn’t received much discussion. Now that there’s a new draft of the proposed settlement, I’ll do the same: The revised … Continue reading

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Great campaign on privacy and surveillance

The ACLU has a great message for its campaign on privacy and surveillance. I think it captures the way a lot of us feel about recent trends, and expresses the big-picture consequences.

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