Category: Amendment (8)

The Impact of Shelby v. Holder

November 20, 2019

We talked with Marcia Johnson-Blanco of the Lawyers’ Committee’s Election Protection program. One of the most worrying election issues we talked about was the 2013 Shelby County v. Holder Supreme Court Case, and the damage it did to certain states’ electoral infrastructure.

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The Ethics of Big Data: Matthew L. Jones

September 6, 2019

“When things become social and granular, it becomes extraordinarily invasive of our privacy.”

Matthew Jones is a historian of science and technology at Columbia University. We examine the moral and ethical elements of big data, the big business of the surveillance of our personal information online, and how we can demand solutions that reflect our collective values.

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