Best Long-Reads of the Week, 6/25/22
Tighten those privacy settings right now, Post-Roe world will rely on electronic surveillance, Widespread surveillance of pregnant people can be used to ferret out other crimes, more
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This week’s first long read, a guide to essential privacy settings from Heather Kelly and Geoffrey Fowler in the Washington Post, dates back to September 23, 2021, but is more timely than ever given the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade. The two writers offer short guides to tightening the privacy settings of TikTok, Twitter, iOS, Android, Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Venmo.
Harvard law professor Jeannie Suk Gerson offers this perfectly timed examination of the history of the right to privacy in the U.S., distinguishing between privacy as nondisclosure and privacy as noninterference. When it comes…
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