Topic: Privacy

What You Should Know About Those Apps Your Kids Want to Download

Oct. 9, 2014
What You Should Know About Those Apps Your Kids Want to Download

Gaming apps. Educational apps. Book apps. Parents have lots of categories to choose from when picking apps for kids these days, but none of these categories focuses on what parents should pay attention to most when letting their kids play and learn online: privacy.

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Amazon's Online Workforce Not So Anonymous After All

March 27, 2013

Most people assume that Amazon.com's massive online workforce is anonymous, but a study by researchers from The University of Texas at Austin and five other universities has uncovered a security vulnerability that makes it relatively easy to uncover many workers' personally identifying information.

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Papers of Lawyer and Civil Liberties Advocate Morris L. Ernst Now Cataloged

April 12, 2012

The papers of lawyer Morris Leopold Ernst (18881976) are now cataloged and open for research at the Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities supported a two-year, $392,213 project to arrange, describe and preserve the collection, and an online inventory is now available.

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School of Information and School of Law Launch New Joint Degree in Legal Information Studies

April 14, 2010

The School of Information and the School of Law at The University of Texas at Austin will admit the first cohort of students for a new three-year dual degree program in fall 2010.

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Expert Q&A on national security and the right to privacy

April 1, 2010

Ranjana Natarajan is a clinical professor at the School of Law's National Security Clinic. She explains the necessary balancing act that occurs in the United States legal system, as citizens challenge the use of new and more invasive defense technologies such as whole-body scanners in airports.

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