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John S. Ehrett, J.D. Candidate, Yale Law School
October 27, 2015

Introduction

As online communications have proliferated, discursive norms unique to the medium have emerged. The use of emoticons and, more recently, emojis—pictograms often conveying multiple layers of semantic meaning—has figured prominently in this process.[i] In the normal course of online interaction, Internet users routinely parse the symbolic significance of various emoticons and emojis.

Omer Tene, Vice President of Research and Education, IAPP
November 28, 2015

For more than a decade, the policy debates around informational privacy have focused on the fickle notion of identifiability. Companies and government agencies sought to collect and use personal information to deliver services, improve products and conduct research, while at the same time protecting individuals’ privacy by de-identifying (anonymizing) their data. Surely, by reliably unlinking personal information from individual identities, organizations could reduce the privacy impact of their actions.

We are pleased to announce the Winter Issue of Volume 16 of the Yale Journal of Law and Technology.

YJoLT is once again pleased to offer a preview of our upcoming Winter issue.  This year, we’ve selected BJ Ard’s timely and thought-provoking new article, “Confidentiality and the Problem of Third Parties: Protecting Reader Privacy in the Age of Intermediaries.”

Ryan J. Mitchell, Can Sun

Looking back one day, we may find that one of the great stories of the ‘Teens was the dawning recognition that a new kind of surveillance state was emerging, not just nationally, but globally. [1]

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