In a unanimous decision issued today, the Supreme Court ruled that police cannot search the cell phones of arrested individuals without a warrant. In reaching its decision, the Court recognized that there is an immense amount of personal information on smart phones and held that access to that information would constitute a significant invasion of individual privacy. With the relatively recent invention of cell phones and the sudden pervasiveness of smart phones in the United States,… More
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Will a Smart Card Make Students Smarter or Is It a Dumb Idea?
In what is assuredly a sign of things to come, the Boston Public Schools have announced that they are piloting a smart card for students, called the BostONE Card. According to an article in today’s Boston Globe, the purpose of this card is to "make it easier for some public school students to use city services by providing them with one card they can use to ride the [subway],… More