Jake Laperruque

Jake Laperruque
Jake Laperruque is the Center for Democracy & Technology’s Fellow on Privacy, Surveillance, and Security.  Jake previously served as a law clerk for Senator Al Franken on the Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology, and the Law, and as a policy fellow for Senator Robert Menendez. He grew up in Short Hills, NJ, and is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis and Harvard Law School.

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Sunday, August 17, 2014
California “Kill Switch” Bill Could Be Used to Disrupt Protests
This week the California legislature passed a bill that requires all smartphones to include a “kill switch” that can remotely render the device inoperable. Although created to deter smartphone theft, this kill switch mandate could actually become a nefarious tool co-opted by government to suppress...
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