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Dean Lidsky Comments on Minnesota Company’s Lawsuit to Expose an Online Critic

Air T, a St. Louis Park, Minn., holding company, is seeking court approval to obtain  information from Yahoo and other internet providers to learn the identity of one of its online critics. A Minneapolis Star Tribune article, “Air T files lawsuit locally to expose ID of online critic,” quotes Dean Lyrissa Lidsky. “Social media is not a free-for-all,” says Dean Lidsky.…

Professor Crouch Testifies about Password Privacy Act

Professor Dennis Crouch recently testified before the Missouri Senate Committee on General Laws in support of the Password Privacy Act (Senate Bill 316). This bill, proposed by Senator Caleb Rowden along with the American Civil Liberties Union, attempts to provide additional privacy protections for Missouri residents. The statutory proposal would prohibit employers, landlords and schools from requesting passwords to any…