The Internet and Ebola

When Doctor Craig Spencer returned from West Africa to New York, having treated Ebola patients while wearing protective gear and being asymptomatic and non-infectious, he engaged in a rigorous course…

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Is the FBI Really “Going Dark?”

FBI Director Comey complained about the problem of people, “going dark,” in a speech before the Brookings Institution on October 16, 2014. He explained, “the law hasn’t kept pace with technology, and…

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In (Partial) Defense of the Comey Plan

A terrorist assaults the Canadian Parliament, and is shot dead.  Police, fearing a Mumbai-style mass attack, seize the gunman’s cell phone to look for contacts, communications, text messages, or other…

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FBI Doubles Down on Apple Encryption

The FBI really hates data security and privacy.  I mean HATES it. In a speech before the Brookings Institution last week, FBI Director Jim Comey called for a “legislative or regulatory…

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