Read the “storty” about the 2023 Tortys at HLS Today, here. The event has since grown into one of the semester’s leading social events. In addition to showcasing creative film presentations, a number of students also displayed their talents, ranging
The Seventh Annual Tortys are to be held in The Torty Theater on this Thursday, 11/16/23. As one student described The Tortys last year: “The event is a peculiar blend of an awards ceremony, talent show, dance party, and community
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Corporations like Google & Facebook made headlines when they promised to support their employees’ reproductive choices in the wake of the Dobbs v. Jackson decision. But their data mining practices and cooperation with law enforcement endanger those who are already
The digital divide in the United States is not an accident. It is the product of deliberate decisions by ISPs that have consistently prioritizing profit over people. A multidistrict litigation effort seeks to hold social media behemoths accountable for
Lucy Litt’s new article on The [F]law uncovers how law enforcement’s data collection and surveillance tools are often inaccurate, yet they are constantly expanding. The more “sophisticated” such tools become, the harder it will be to challenge biases that underlie
If you’re reading this, you’re being tracked. By the time you read this sentence, that trace of your activity has been auctioned and sold within milliseconds. Where that data goes, and how its used is out of your hands. In
The digital divide in the United States is not an accident. It is the product of deliberate decisions by ISPs that have consistently prioritizing profit over people. Read Amy Robinson‘s revealing article: “The Digital Divide Is No Accident.” Related
Riley Evans uncovers how the commercial bail bonds industry produces human suffering in pursuit of corporate greed. It’s a story of a saloon in San Francisco and a multi-national insurer in Tokyo. It’s a story of campaign donations, complicit judges and
Connie Cheng’s powerful new article on The [F]law examines how electronic ankle monitoring, like other alternatives to detention, is billed as more humane. But a closer look reveals that corporations are still in control and immigrants are still not free.