Saturday, June 9, 2018


Trump’s targeting of a New York Times journalist, explained by experts

David Schulz ’78, Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law and director of the MFIA clinic, and Michael Meltsner ’60 contributed to an article about the federal government’s seizure of a reporter’s phone records as part of a federal investigation into leaks of classified information.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018


DNA donors must demand stronger protection for genetic privacy—A Commentary by Mason Marks and Tiffany Li

Mason Marks and Tiffany Li are fellows at Yale Law School’s Information Society Project.

Thursday, April 26, 2018


Facebook Released Its Content Moderation Rules. Now What?—A Commentary by Kate Klonick

Kate Klonick is a Ph.D. in Law candidate and a Resident Fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018


How to Make Facebook and Google Behave

Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack Balkin’s idea of information fiduciaries is discussed in an editorial.

Thursday, April 12, 2018


We May Own Our Data, But Facebook Has a Duty to Protect It

The article cites scholarship by Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack Balkin about Facebook’s use of private information.

Thursday, April 12, 2018


This plan would regulate Facebook without going through Congress

An article discusses Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack Balkin’s concept of an information fiduciary and how it was a topic in the testimony of Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg in the Senate.

Saturday, March 31, 2018


Don’t’ Call it An Abortion Case

Clinical Lecturer in Law, Associate Research Scholar in Law, and Senior Fellow at the Program for the Study of Reproductive Justice Priscilla Smith ’91 was a guest on the podcast, where she discussed NIFLA v. Becerra, now before the Supreme Court.

Monday, March 26, 2018


MFIA Clinic Moves for Summary Judgment in EPA FOIA Case

On March 20, the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic at Yale Law School moved for partial summary judgment on behalf of the New York Times and reporter Eric Lipton in their Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018


Data Breach Through Social Engineering—A Commentary by Ido Kilovaty

Ido Kilovaty is a Research Scholar in Law, a Cyber Fellow at the Center for Global Legal Challenges, and a Resident Fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. 

Saturday, March 17, 2018


The Cambridge Analytica Debacle is not a Facebook “Data Breach.” Maybe It Should Be.—A Commentary by Ido Kilovaty

Ido Kilovaty is a Research Scholar in Law, a Cyber Fellow at the Center for Global Legal Challenges, and a Resident Fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale Law School. 

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