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Amber Pavuscko

The 4th Amendment is Not For Sale

By Amber Pavuscko, Staff Writer In January 2020, a 14-year-old girl went missing and few leads were available. [1] From hundreds of miles away, a prosecutor volunteered widely available commercial data from cellphones to use in the investigation. [2] This data includes users’ locations which can be bought and used […]

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The CLOUD Act: Impact on Activists, U.S. Citizens

By Karissa Murphy, Executive Editor In 1986, Congress enacted the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA).[1] This Act regulated how United States law officials could access data stored overseas.[2] Over 30 years, and countless technological developments later, Congress enacted the CLOUD Act, which seeks to update its predecessor.[3] The CLOUD Act, […]

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Who Owns Your Face?

By Kyle Steenland, Associate Editor If you search the term “biometrics technology” nearly 3 million results in a fraction of a second are at your fingertips. But what exactly does “biometrics technology” entail? Going by the definition, biometrics is the “the process by which a person’s unique physical and other […]

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