Ambulance Chasing

NSA Data Collection Ruling, Browsing History Identification, Ambulance Chasing

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In episode 137 for September 7th 2020: A federal appeals court finds the NSA’s bulk collection of phone data was unlawful, new research shows that browsing histories are unique enough to reliably identify users, and my personal story about a car accident and the privacy of your public records.

** Links mentioned on the show **

Appeals court finds NSA’s bulk phone data collection was unlawful
https://www.cnet.com/news/appeals-court-finds-nsas-bulk-phone-data-collection-was-unlawful/

Mozilla research: Browsing histories are unique enough to reliably identify users
https://www.zdnet.com/article/mozilla-research-browsing-histories-are-unique-enough-to-reliably-identify-users/

Replication: Why We Still Can’t Browse in Peace: On the Uniqueness and Reidentifiability of Web Browsing Histories
https://www.usenix.org/system/files/soups2020-bird.pdf

Aggressive solicitation comes after auto accidents in Detroit
https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/detroit/2017/05/07/detroit-car-insurance-lawyers-accidents-solicitation/100301782/

The 2019 Florida Statutes
http://www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/index.cfm?App_mode=Display_Statute&URL=0300-0399/0316/Sections/0316.066.html

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