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Introducing LexisNexis Author Steve Posner’s Blog On Privacy, Surveillance Issues

Hi. I’m Steve Posner and I write LexisNexis’ legal treatise on post-9/11 surveillance and privacy law, Privacy Law and the USA PATRIOT Act, in addition to my litigation practice. After delving into these issues for most of a decade, I think I can coordinate a coherent debate, and I hope...

People Are Concerned About Privacy - But What Kind Of Privacy? (Part 3)

So we've now compared the level of concern about privacy among bloggers and print journalists, and found that bloggers seem more concerned that journalists-or, perhaps, than their editors. We also saw that these two groups of writers are more concerned with financial privacy than medical, and...

2nd Circuit Finds NSA’s Bulk Metadata Program Not Authorized By Patriot Act

NEW YORK — (Mealey’s) A Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on May 7 found that the National Security Agency’s bulk telephone metadata collection program is not authorized by Section 215 of the USA Patriot Act, reversing a trial court’s dismissal of the lawsuit brought...