Essays and Op Eds by Category

Laws and Regulations

August 22, 2013 • The Atlantic
The Real, Terrifying Reason Why British Authorities Detained David Miranda

August 5, 2013 • The Wall Street Journal
The Army in Our Midst

July 16, 2013 • The Atlantic
Mission Creep: When Everything Is Terrorism

June 11, 2013 • New York Times Room for Debate Blog
Before Prosecuting, Investigate the Government

May 29, 2013 • Foreign Policy
The FBI's New Wiretapping Plan Is Great News for Criminals

May 8, 2013 • The Atlantic
Transparency and Accountability Don't Hurt Security—They're Crucial to It

April 30, 2013 • The Atlantic
Do You Want the Government Buying Your Data From Corporations?

September 29, 2010 • CNN
Web Snooping Is a Dangerous Move

July 9, 2010 • AOL News
3 Reasons to Kill the Internet Kill Switch Idea

November 4, 2009 • MPR NewsQ
"Zero Tolerance" Really Means Zero Discretion

July 31, 2009 • MPR News Q
Technology Shouldn't Give Big Brother a Head Start

March 26, 2009 • Wired News
It's Time to Drop the "Expectation of Privacy" Test

Jan 2009 • Information Security
State Data Breach Notification Laws: Have They Helped?

August 10, 2008 • Security Watch
The Problem Is Information Insecurity

August 7, 2008 • Wired News
Memo to Next President: How to Get Cybersecurity Right

July 17, 2008 • The Guardian
Software Makers Should Take Responsibility

May 15, 2008 • Wired News
Our Data, Ourselves

February 7, 2008 • Detroit Free Press
Driver's Licenses for Immigrants: Denying Licenses Makes Us Less Safe

June 28, 2007 • Wired News
Strong Laws, Smart Tech Can Stop Abusive "Data Reuse"

January 16, 2007 • San Francisco Chronicle and Arizona Daily Star
On Police Security Cameras

January 2007 • ENISA Quarterly
Information Security and Externalities

November 2006 • Information Security
Do Federal Security Regulations Help?

June 1, 2006 • Wired News
Make Vendors Liable for Bugs

April 20, 2006 • Wired News
The Anti-ID-Theft Bill That Isn't

March 5, 2006 • Minneapolis Star Tribune
Your Vanishing Privacy

December 20, 2005 • Salon
Uncle Sam is Listening

November 3, 2005 • Wired News
Fatal Flaw Weakens RFID Passports

October 20, 2005 • Wired News
Sue Companies, Not Coders

October 6, 2005 • Wired News
A Real Remedy for Phishers

June 23, 2005 • New York Daily News
Make Businesses Pay in Credit Card Scam

May 2005 • Communications of the ACM
Risks of Third-Party Data

October 28, 2004 • Computerworld
Information Security: How Liable Should Vendors Be?

October 26, 2004 • The Sydney Morning Herald
The Security of Checks and Balances

June 24, 2004 • Minneapolis Star Tribune
Unchecked Police And Military Power Is A Security Threat

June 16, 2004 • News.com
CLEARly Muddying the Fight Against Terror

May/Jun 2004 • IEEE Security and Privacy
Security and Compliance

May 10, 2004 • Newsday
Curb Electronic Surveillance Abuses

April 2004 • IEEE Computer
Hacking the Business Climate for Network Security

November 2003 • Heise Security
Liability Changes Everything

August 2003 • Communications of the ACM
Voting and Technology: Who Gets to Count Your Vote?

March 7, 2003 • Mercury News
American Cyberspace: Can We Fend Off Attackers?

October 1, 2001 • InternetWeek
Efforts to Limit Encryption Are Bad for Security

August 6, 2001 • InternetWeek
Arrest of Computer Researcher Is Arrest of First Amendment Rights

December 1999 • Information Security
1999 Crypto Year-in-Review

November 1999 • ZDNet
DVD Encryption Broken

April 22, 2002 • Network World
Should Vendors be Liable for Their Software's Security Flaws?

January 16, 1995 • Network World
Electronic Speech - For Domestic Use Only

September 28, 1994 • Cincinnati Post
High-Tech Government Snooping: Anti-Crime or Orwell Revisited?

May 31, 1993 • Computerworld
Clipper Gives Big Brother Far Too Much Power

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