Law

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Chris Hoofnagle
Adjunct Professor
Internet law, information privacy, consumer protection, cybersecurity, computer crime, regulation of technology, edtech
Deirdre K. Mulligan
Associate Professor
privacy, fairness, human rights, cybersecurity, technology and governance, values in design

Law news

Bloc by Bloc. Image courtesy of Harvard University Press.

In his newly published book, Bloc by Bloc, Professor Steven Weber explores the future of the global enterprise as international tensions reach new heights.

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Concerns regarding Beijing's censorship and human rights record continue to disrupt tech-industry ties between the U.S. and China.

Hany Farid

Preventing online extremism has become a priority for European policy-makers in the wake of the harrowing attack in Christchurch, which was live-streamed on Facebook. Technology like the Counter Extremism Project's eGlyph, a tool developed by UC Berkeley professor Hany Farid, should be used to screen out extremist content on social media platforms.

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Chris Jay Hoofnagle, Deirdre Mulligan, and others weighed in on an ongoing lawsuit challenging the authority of the Federal Trade Commission to regulate companies’ data security practices.

Deirdre K. Mulligan
Statement to US Copyright Office urges reform of the laws inhibiting cybersecurity research.
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Although case law is technically public domain, legal decisions are often scattered across the Internet, locked up in proprietary systems, and only available by paying exorbitant fees. A new non-profit aims to make these legal materials easily and freely available to all.