Oakland’s Automated License Plate Reader (ALPR) Debacle
History of ALPRs in Oakland casts a shadow over the notion that license plate readers are indispensable tools for law enforcement
Jonathan Hofer | August 16, 2023
The Economics of Data Privacy
Legislation won't end the encryption arms race
Spence Purnell | August 15, 2023
Canada’s Digital ID: Promises, Privacy, and Perils
An examination of Canada’s move towards digital credentials
Francis Crescia | June 16, 2023
Unveiling the Mary, Queen of Scots Cipher
A historical prelude to the modern surveillance state
Jonathan Hofer | June 6, 2023
FDR’s Other ‘Day of Infamy’: When the US Seized All Citizens’ Gold
Ninety years ago, Franklin Roosevelt told Americans they had less than a month to hand over their gold or face up to ten years in prison.
Lawrence W. Reed | April 4, 2023
Gun Registry Turns Law-Abiding Gun Owners into Felons
Despite decades of warnings from crime prevention and law experts, the Biden administration has taken a page out of FDR's book to crack down on legal gun owners.
Olivia Rondeau | April 4, 2023
Will the New Impaired Driver Monitoring Requirement Jeopardize Privacy?
Examining the Advanced Technology Mandate in the Infrastructure Act
Jonathan Hofer | December 20, 2022
14 Signs You Live Under a Totalitarian Government
Some of these techniques are playing out before our eyes
Jon Miltimore | December 13, 2022
Iowa, Oregon Diverge On Gun Policy
In today's political landscape, this should surprise no one.
Brady Leonard | December 6, 2022