Yochai Benkler

Yochai Benkler is a law professor and director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.

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If Justice Scalia's narrow approach wins, US privacy protection will rise and fall based on whether new technology can or cannot be shoehorned into his antiquated doctrine. (Photo Illustration: DonkeyHotey / Flickr via Creative Commons) Views
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
The US Supreme Court Needs to Keep Up with Our Cellphones – and the NSA
Tuesday's US supreme court arguments involved a seemingly basic legal question about the future of the Fourth Amendment: do police officers need a warrant to search the cellphone of a person they arrest? But the two privacy cases pit against each other two very different conceptions of what it...
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Friday, July 26, 2013
Manning and Snowden Light Path for the US to Return to Its Better Self
The closing arguments in the trial of Bradley Manning , where prosecutors are trying to persuade the judge that leaking to the press constitutes the treasonous act of aiding the enemy, came fast on the heels of the most significant bipartisan response to leak-based national security journalism that we have seen since the 1970s: Wednesday's vote on the
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