Who really killed Revenge Porn Sites? Our Lawyer, Marc Randazza

Who really killed Revenge Porn Sites? Our Lawyer, Marc Randazza

There has been a cloud of kudos and congratulations for law professors who claim to be “heroes of the internet,” for their fight against revenge porn. For example, Brian Leiter seems to credit a trio of law professors who have never handled a single case. Meanwhile, when it comes to revenge porn, our lawyer actually got results in court. In the past, revenge porn operators have tried to claim that they are protected by the same law that protects our right to share your consumer reviews – 47 U.S.C. § 230. However, these people are what the Economist called “Misery Merchants” (in an article...
Whoops! T-Mobile Customers Victims of Data Theft

Whoops! T-Mobile Customers Victims of Data Theft

It would appear that Experian has dropped the ball on protecting the information of 15 million users. The credit company, which markets itself as “a name you can trust” held application information for the mobile phone giant, T-Mobile. Unfortunately all of the data from T-Mobile customers, including Social Security numbers, passport information, names, addresses and birthdays was among the compromised data Experian failed to protect in September. The Experian server that held this information was hacked and more than 15 million individuals have now had their information compromised. Fortunately it wasn’t a server with credit information and reports, but having a...

The right to be let alone

MACY’S QUEENS PLAZA MALL A quote from our feature complaint: “In Macy’s store I saw a guy lying on the floor of one fitting room and watching whatever the ladies doing in the other room.” Do we have any privacy? We do have a constitutional right to privacy. We sure have the right to be let alone. But can we exercise this right without being constantly violated? As private beings living in a huge world, we communicate with other private beings; we interact, exchange information and build relationships. But sometimes we want to maintain our privacy. We also want to be protected from the rest of...