TikTok Ban Close. Is it Constitutional?

The courts would likely allow restricting a Chinese data mining operation popular with American teenagers.

Privacy and Public Figures

No, I don’t feel terrible now.

DOJ Suing Apple for Monopolistic Practices

Anticompetitive practices in one of the most competitive of markets.

Protecting Privacy in a World Without Privacy

A well-intentioned but likely doomed effort.

Stopping Deepfake Porn

A growing scourge may be next to impossible to stop.

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Is It Cruel to Ban Public Camping?

The 9th Circuit says it is, at least under some circumstances.

Privacy, Politics, and Porn

The theory of the Internet clashes with its reality.

Anti-Gay Extremism in Nigeria

Where religious zealotry can lead. (So, yes, a digression into American politics).

The Georgia Case is Different

It’s the only one that puts all the piece together.

American Physicians Make a Lot of Money!

They average more than any other occupation and considerably more than their European counterparts.

Righting Past Wrongs

Thousands of LGBTQ veterans are seeking to have their discharges upgraded.

Sinead O’Connor, 1966-2023

The Irish singer-activist is gone at 56.

The 4th Amendment in a Zero Privacy World

Should the government need a warrant to get information it can buy on the open market?

A Stew of Stupidity

Eight state have withdrawn from a system to prevent illegal voting because of ignorance and agitation.

Jane Roberts, the Supreme Court, and Conflicts of Interest

The Chief Justice’s wife is making a lot of money.

Barring Kids From Social Media

An odd set of Senators have a really bad idea.

Are eBooks Books and eLibraries Libraries?

A pending lawsuit seeks to settle those questions.

The Limits of Academic Freedom

UPenn law professor Amy Wax as a test case.

Spying on Ourselves

Should we expect privacy from our own cameras?

Gary Rossington, 1951-2023

The last original member of Lynryd Skynyrd has died.

Jimmy Carter Enters Hospice

The 39th President is not well.

WokeGPT?

The controversial AI has some interesting programming quirks.

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Easy to Subscribe, Hard to Cancel

An illegal practice that won’t go away.

The Paul Pelosi Video

Why was it released to the public?

Jeff Beck, 1944-2023

A legendary guitarist is gone at 78.

U.S. Government’s Woke Training!

There’s training on uncomfortable subjects. Oh noes!

Congress to Make Trump’s Taxes Public

House Democrats are releasing them because they can.

Dems Considering Releasing Trump Tax Records

It would be an abuse of power.

Trump a Laughing Stock

Is this how the cult ends?

Mike Leach, 1961-2022

A one-of-a-kind coach is gone far too soon.

Retired Flag Officers Cashing In As Foreign Agents

An unsavory practice that’s mostly legal.

Can Reporters Have Friends?

A new book raises fundamental questions about how far journalistic objectivity should extend.

DeSantis’s Martha’s Vineyard Stunt

This is just playing crass political games with human beings.

Biden: MAGA Republicans Threaten Republic

The President delivered a rousing stump speech from Independence Hall.

Prosecuting Trump for Mishandling Classified Materials

It’s complicated, hard to prove, and politically fraught.

Housing Trans Inmates

An already awful system on steroids.

Katie Hill Bankrupt After Losing Revenge Porn Suit

The law is behind the times.

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Biden to Issue Abortion Rights Order

The President has very little power here but he’s using it.

Democrats in Disarray, Abortion Edition

Here we go again . . . .

Dueling Takes on the End of Roe

So, what now?

Alito’s Leaked Draft vs the Final Opinion

A comparison of the two texts.

Herschel Walker and the Perils of Celebrity Candidates

More ugly revelations about the football hero turned politician.

Queer Couples, Divorce, and Custody Rights

An ugly divorce exposes a gap in our legal structure.

Protesting at Officials’ Homes

Is harassing judges, mayors, Senators, and the like in their private lives just free speech?

Supreme Court Overturning Roe (Probably)

POLITICO has obtained what purports to be the 1st draft of the opinion.

EU Tries to Regulate Social Media

Brussels has gotten ahead of Washington in regulating mostly American-based Internet companies.

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The End of Passwords?

One of the great annoyances of the Internet is slowly going away.