Naked Lies and the Airport Body Scan

Daniel Solove
Founder of TeachPrivacy

Airport Screening Privacy TSA

Despite many objections, the TSA has been moving forward on using new airport body scan machines that show people’s naked bodies.   I blogged about these machines here.  “Never fear,” they told us.  “We care about privacy.  We really care!  And so we promise we won’t store the images.”

So much for that promise.   From CNET:

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Is it Illegal to Post an Image of the FBI’s Seal?

Daniel Solove
Founder of TeachPrivacy

FBI 01

According to CNN:

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation has threatened Wikipedia with legal action if the online encyclopedia doesn’t remove the FBI’s seal from its site.

The seal is featured in an encyclopedia entry about the FBI.

Wikipedia isn’t backing down, however. The online encyclopedia — which is run by a nonprofit group and is edited by the public — sent a chiding letter to the FBI, explaining why, in its view, the FBI is off its legal rocker.

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The Star Wars Kid Strikes Back

Daniel Solove
Founder of TeachPrivacy

Star Wars Kid

In The Future of Reputation, I wrote about the Star Wars Kid, the teenager who made a video of himself pretending to fight with a lightsaber.  The video was uploaded to the Web without his consent, and he was ridiculed around the world, his video being downloaded tens of millions of times.

For years, nobody knew what happened to him.  A news article now reports:

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Are Confidentiality Contracts Enforceable? Tiger Woods, Elin Nordegren, and Paying for Silence

Daniel Solove
Founder of TeachPrivacy

Nondisclosure Agreement

The NY Daily News reports on rumors of a potential $750 million divorce settlement proposal in the impending divorce of Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren:

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