Implementing Carpenter

Professor Kerr tackles new directions in Fourth Amendment law with two draft chapters from a forthcoming book.

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Artificial Intelligence and Implications for International Security

Bottom Line Up Front There is a race between great powers to develop the most cutting edge and sophisticated approach to harnessing the promise of artificial intelligence. The U.S. has already demonstrated the utility of using AI in counter-terrorism operations, as evidenced by the success of Project Maven. America’s competitors are also using AI, … Continue reading “Artificial Intelligence and Implications for International Security”

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Better Data and Smarter Data Policy for a Smarter Criminal Justice System System

If the promise of artificial intelligence is to make systems smarter and more efficient, there may be no better candidate than the US criminal justice system. However, careful attention must be paid to the infrastructure at the heart of every artificial intelligence system: the data and its algorithms, the human beings that use it, and accountability.

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Your Apps Know Where You Were Last Night, and They’re Not Keeping It Secret – The New York Times

The millions of dots on the map trace highways, side streets and bike trails — each one following the path of an anonymous cellphone user.

One path tracks someone from a home outside Newark to a nearby Planned Parenthood, remaining there for more than an hour. Another represents a person who travels with the mayor of New York during the day and returns to Long Island at night.

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Sorry, your data can still be identified even if it’s anonymized

Urban planners and researchers at MIT found that it’s shockingly easy to “reidentify” the anonymous data that people generate all day, every day in cities.

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France to Probe Possible Russian Influence on Yellow Vest Riots – Bloomberg

France opened a probe into possible Russian interference behind the country’s Yellow Vest protests, after reports that social-media accounts linked to Moscow have increasingly targeted the movement.

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