Chip Pitts is a board member of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee, a grassroots organization helping Americans restore constitutional rights, and teaches international law and human rights at Stanford Law School and Oxford University.
Articles by this author
Friday, May 03, 2013
Privacy Rights and Corporate Accountability in the Age of "Big Data"
The American Library Association’s current celebration of “Choose Privacy Week” highlights the diminishing scope – yet increased importance – of this choice. After all, privacy is a fundamental human right , preserving
Saturday, September 10, 2011
The Legacy of 9/11: An Institutionalization of Terror at Home and Abroad
Responding to terror perpetrated by 19 men with box-cutters a decade ago, the US government has now put hundreds of millions of innocent Americans into countless military, intelligence, and law enforcement databases without suspecting them of any crime. The National Security Agency eavesdrops on over 1.7 billion pieces of our email, phone, and other communications each day.