An Elizabethan Cyberwar
By JORDAN CHANDLER HIRSCH and SAM ADELSBERG
Published: May 31, 2013
Published: May 31, 2013
Connecticut Law Tribune has covered our Location Tracking and Biometrics Conference:
While the technological power to gather citizens' digital data is exploding — through facial recognition software, GPS tracking, cell phone data, and drones — courts and legislatures have barely woken up to the issue.
YLS fellow Derek Khanna, of the Information Society Project, has a commentary on CNN titled, “Unlocking your cell phone is no crime.”
"(CNN) -- On January 26, a ruling by the Librarian of Congress made unlocking a cell phone for use on other carriers illegal under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.
Unbelievably, such a policy means that those unlocking their phones could face up to five years in jail and a $500,000 fine. This ruling affects average people, international travelers and hundreds of thousands of our service members.
Check out the latest from ISP visiting fellow Derek Khanna on cellphone unlocking...
"On January 26 this year, the Librarian of Congress declared that unlocking a cell phone to make it available on other carriers was illegal under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) of 1998.
March 3, 2013
Location Tracking and Biometrics
Below are links to articles that panelists recommended as supplemental reading for the conference.
Cellphone Unlocking is the First Step Toward Post-SOPA Copyright Reform - http://boingboing.net/2013/02/22/taking-on-real-reform-in-a-pos.html
Forbes - White House Petition on Cellphone Unlocking Receives Over 100,000 Signatures - http://www.forbes.com/sites/derekkhanna/2013/02/25/white-house-petition-on-cellphone-unlocking-receives-over-100000-signatures/
Yale Information Society Project is pleased to welcome Derek Khanna as a Visiting Fellow from February - July 2013!
Below are some popular articles written by Derek:
The Most Ridiculous Law of 2013 (So Far): It Is Now a Crime to Unlock Your Smartphone
This is now the law of the land:
BY DECREE OF THE LIBRARIAN OF CONGRESS
IT SHALL HENCEFORCE BE ORDERED THAT AMERICANS SHALL NOT UNLOCK THEIR OWN SMARTPHONES.
On September 21, 2012, the Program for the Study of Reproductive Justice in the Information Society Project at Yale Law School filed an amicus brief in the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) in In the Matter of Gretel Artavia Murillo y. Otros (“Fecundacion in Vitro”) v. Costa Rica, Case. No.
You are cordially invited to the next event in the Thomson Reuters ISP Speaker Series, on Tuesday, September 25, at 12:00 p.m. in Room 127 of Yale Law School.
We will be joined by Leila Janah, Samasource Founder and CEO. The title of her talk is "Samasource: Beyond the Headlines." Ms. Janah's talk is cosponsored by the ISP, the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law, and the Yale Law and Business Society (YLBS). Many thanks to our partners.