Category Archives: Laws and Leglslation

Autocracy, Anocracy, & Democracy – “Verbal Masterba(bleep!)…”

Election season in the US is always interesting.  Passions run high and people are quick to proclaim their positions on government and politics.  Unfortunately, as many will likely agree, election season also gives voice to many who should probably remain … Continue reading

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Mobile Privacy

Smartphones have changed the way we interact with our world.   They’ve introduced a new level of convenience, but they’ve also introduced a new potential threat to our privacy.    As consumers, we should be informed about the choices that … Continue reading

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Privacy, Social Media, and Legislation

This week marks the opening of a new chapter in the rocky marriage of privacy and social media.  California has passed two laws related to the protection of privacy on social media platform. In SB1349, the state prohibits public or private … Continue reading

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Because I Said So

Last week, Democratic leaders made some minor news when they sent a letter to President Obama suggesting that he issue an executive order on Cybersecurity.  Their position is that, since Congress seems to be at loggerheads over the issue, the … Continue reading

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“Democracy or Friendship?” – The US Role in Supporting Democracy

Heather Mark completed her PhD in Public Policy & Public Administration ‘several year’ ago.  Her Dissertation was titled: “The Role of the United States Foreign Policy in the Global Adoption of Democratic Governance”.  The US has long espoused the position … Continue reading

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