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Testimony in Support of Ordinance Banning Face Surveillance in Boston

Professor Woodrow Hartzog and RIT's Evan Selling submit testimony in support of Boston's Face Ban Ordinance. Dear City Councilors, We...
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Event News: Expert on Race and Technology, Mutale Nkonde Joins as Co-lead for Moral Labyrinth workshop

Expert on race and technology, Mutale Nkonde, will co-lead the upcoming Moral Labyrinth workshop led by CLIC artist-in-residence, Sarah Newman....
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Statement of Solidarity in Support of those Fighting Racial Injustice and Police Brutality.

Dear CLIC Community, In major cities across the country, protestors are raising their voices against the injustice of police brutality,...
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New Event: Moral Labyrinth Workshop with CLIC’s Artist-in-Residence, Sarah Newman

NOTE: INFORMATION ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN UPDATED. READ OUR POST ABOUT IT HERE. On June 12, 2020, CLIC's Artist-in-Residence...
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Sandvig v. Barr ACLU Victory Expands Protection for Online Audit Testing

In March, a federal judge in D.C. ruled that violating website terms of use is not a federal crime under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) in a pre-enforcement constitutional challenge filed by the ACLU on behalf of researchers Professor Christo Wilson and Professor Alan Mislove from Northeastern University, as well as a number of other parties.
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CLIC Director, Jessica Silbey, and CLIC join Interdisciplinary Research Team Exploring Racial Justice and the Arts.

05.08.20 — The Center for Law, Innovation and Creativity (CLIC) at Northeastern University School of Law is part of a team that...
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Privacy Scholar, Ari Waldman, to join NUSL

05.04.20 — Professor Ari Ezra Waldman, a leading authority on law and technology, will join Northeastern University’s faculty on July 1...
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Professor Woodrow Hartzog Calls for a Ban on Facial Recognition Technology in New Publication

Facial recognition technology poses a “fatal consent problem” according to CLIC faculty and Northeastern Law Professor Woodrow Hartzog. Last month, Hartzog published an article, co-authored with Rochester Institute of Technology Professor Evan Selinger, in the Loyola Law Review, calling for an outright ban on facial recognition technology.
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CLIC faculty join petition urging WIPO to step up in efforts to battle Coronavirus

CLIC faculty have joined a global community of 140+ researchers, educators and students as petitioners in a letter urging Francis...
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In Pictures: Global Privacy: How Should Countries Regulate Privacy? With Dr. Fumio Shimpo and Tiffany Li

On February 11, 2020 we invited Dr. Fumio Shimpo, Professor at the Graduate School of Media and Governance at Keio...
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