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November 2014


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Summing Up

Summing Up

Considering recent privacy- and security-related events through this column.


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The Dark Side of the Sharing Economy . . . and How to Lighten It

The Dark Side of the Sharing Economy . . . and How to Lighten It

Improving the sharing economy will require addressing myriad problems.


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­Updates on the Intellectual Property Front

­Updates on the Intellectual Property Front

Recapping influential U.S. Supreme Court decisions rendered earlier this year.


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Big Data's End Run Around Procedural Privacy Protections

Big Data's End Run Around Procedural Privacy Protections

Recognizing the inherent limitations of consent and anonymity.

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