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Revenge Porn, Copyrights and Data Ownership: Where Does Our Data Begin and End?

By Jedidiah Bracy, CIPP/US, CIPP/E

There was an interesting article in The Atlantic Monthly this week about revenge porn and copyright law—and I’m hoping some of you out there can help me.

But first, let me step back.

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Tough Choices: Balancing Personal Privacy with the Public Good

By Jedidiah Bracy, CIPP/US, CIPP/E

This week’s barrage of news coverage of the leaked surveillance programs run by the National Security Agency got me thinking about another story we ran about a group of scientists who have created an alliance for genetic research.

Obvious connection, right?

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The Art of Turning Discarded Chewing Gum Into Your Portrait

By Jedidiah Bracy, CIPP/US, CIPP/E

Think of how much of ourselves we leave behind in public: A piece of chewing gum here. A strand of hair there. For smokers, perhaps a littered cigarette butt.

No big deal, right? Well, maybe the littering…

But what if someone could take your mundane, discarded items—filled with tiny strands of DNA—and turn them into a portrait of you?

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