JUSTICE

JUSTICE

Oregon Doesn't Want to Give Up the Power to Fine People for Saying 'I Am an Engineer'

Oregon’s engineering board admits fault but doesn’t want to change the law.
Matthew Gault
11.8.17
Op-Ed

The Guy Who Saved Your iPhone From Hackers Is Stuck in a UAE Jail

'Million dollar dissident' Ahmed Mansoor’s actions protected millions of iPhone users from sophisticated spyware. If you care about your privacy and security, you should be fighting for his release.
Tanya O'Carroll
5.12.17
Photos

A New Program Judges If You’re a Criminal From Your Facial Features

The machine learning experiment boasts seemingly incredible accuracy, but is being criticised for human biases and the potential to label innocent people as guilty.
Ben Sullivan
11.18.16
News

Canadian Telecoms Will Try to Justify Their ‘Ripoff' TV Plans Today

Sweet, sweet justice.
Jordan Pearson
9.7.16
JUSTICE

Americans Don't Care About Prison Phone Exploitation, Says FCC Official

Federal regulators are trying to lower sky-high phone rates for inmates and their families, which advocate say reduces recidivism.
Sam Gustin
8.5.16
Design Bias

Does Crime-Predicting Software Bias Judges? Unfortunately, There’s No Data

Algorithms that help judges decide on sentencing can be biased, but nobody has studied their impact on judges.
Rose Eveleth
7.18.16
Toronto

Lawyers Are Too Damn Expensive, and These Legal Hackers Want to Fix That

Everyone has the right to justice, but not everyone can afford it.
Samar Warsi
6.24.16
Gaming

Video Game Industry Mourns the Loss of a Friend in Justice Scalia

Justice Scalia wrote the majority opinion for a key 2011 ruling establishing freedom of expression for video games.
Leif Johnson
2.14.16
JUSTICE

Could License Plate Reader Tech Get Sketchier? Texas Is On It

How deals with LPR firm Vigilant Solutions turn cops into roaming debt sharks.
Michael Byrne
1.27.16
News

German Justice Minister Tells Facebook to Clean Up Racist Posts

A major influx of refugees is fuelling racial tension and xenophobia.
Kari Paul
8.27.15
Gaming

Hopefully the Batman: Arkham Knight Disaster Is a Turning Point for Broken Games

'Batman: Arkham Knight' isn't wet enough, game pulled from Steam.
Emanuel Maiberg
6.25.15
Internet

PayPal Cuts Off Reddit Clone Voat Over 'Obscenity'

“Now I see why the Roman Republic fell.”
Rachel Pick
6.23.15
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