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Review: Paranormal Activity 3

Aside from the fan-cam, 3 has little to offer: the camera is shakier and 2 's ludicrous backstory is continued.
Little to offer
By ANN LEWINSON  |  October 28, 2011

The price is right

For a guy sometimes compared to Philip K. Dick, Alex Irvine took his time in getting around to writing about the future.
Alexander C. Irvine sees a Buyout in your future
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 01, 2009

The Peeping Pervs Go One Step Too Far

           This morning’s Boston Globe reports on the crim...
By Harvey Silverglate  |  June 12, 2008

Free Speech Works! Tell the Censors!

            There is a common misconception that soci...
By Harvey Silverglate  |  March 28, 2008

This Just In: Silverglate and Tierney on Glik prosecution in today's Phoenix

Harvey and I have an article on Simon Glik in today's Phoenix, following up on some of the post-tria...
By James Tierney  |  February 21, 2008

A "Twist" On NSA Wiretapping and the Supreme Court

If you doubt that Alice in Wonderland is the best primer available for understanding the legal syste...
By webteam  |  February 20, 2008

This Just In: Amtrak Is Just Curious About What’s Inside Your Purse, Ma’am

Over at the law blog Concurring Opinions, Daniel Solove points to an AP article reporting that “Amtr...
By James Tierney  |  February 20, 2008

This Just In: Glik Prosecution Dismissed

A few days ago we blogged about the motions hearing for Commonwealth v. Glik, the case in which a lo...
By James Tierney  |  February 01, 2008

Phone Company Patriots: The Bottom Line

By Wendy Kaminer        Telecomunications companies that exposed their...
By Wendy Kaminer  |  January 10, 2008

“Wiretapping: Whom Do You Trust?”

  Don’t be fooled by all of the partisan bickering. Congress’ recent debate over enacting a ...
By Harvey Silverglate  |  August 13, 2007

Government Snoops and Citizen Gossips

         To the consternation of civil libertarians, Congress has...
By Wendy Kaminer  |  August 04, 2007

The Right to Spy?

        According to the Washington Post, revelations of warrant-less ...
By Wendy Kaminer  |  May 09, 2007

Lunatics Are Always on the Loose

        Of course a shooting rampage by a deranged student encourages ...
By Wendy Kaminer  |  April 21, 2007

predicting violent behavior

              Predictably, the massacre at Virginia Tech has unleashed an enormous volume of pseudo-psychiatric babble about developing pre-emptive steps to avoid such tragedies in...
By Harvey Silverglate  |  April 20, 2007

Who's Private in Public These Days?

         While I welcome Judge Haight's decision barr...
By Wendy Kaminer  |  February 22, 2007

Remaining Private in Public

I recall walking into the Cambridge Police Department headquarters in Central Square one day during ...
By Harvey Silverglate  |  February 21, 2007