What is a Stingray? Is it surveilling you?

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What is a Stingray? Recent protests have led to concerns about how law enforcement is using technology to surveil protesters. Facial recognition, drones, body cameras, and Stingrays are all methods outlined in the media as threatening the first amendment right to free speech and assembly. While most are familiar with facial recognition, drones, and body cameras, Stingrays may be less…

What is Section 230

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What is Section 230? In 1996, Congress enacted the Communications Decency Act primarily to regulate online pornographic material. Twenty-four years later, arguments surrounding a little-known provision of that law, section 230, may dictate how you answer Facebook’s prompt “What’s on your mind?” or Twitter’s “What’s happening?” among other heavily used social media platforms. So, what is…