National Big Data Policy and NSA Reform

[This blog post is an alpha stage draft and is being actively iterated]

Today, the nation’s big data priority agenda and policy framework is under active construction with direct leadership by the White House and participation of a broad set of stakeholders.

A key aspects of such a framework will address big data in the context of security-related government agencies such as the intelligence community, law enforcement and military stakeholders and comparable high security private sector civilian systems and stakeholders.

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Life-Cycle Ephemerality

There’s a new app in town – and it solves one of the harder privacy problems in a cool, fun way. The digital breadcrumbs we leave behind us form a lifelong wake.  An immediate way to handle the issue is by avoiding the creation of electronic records that last…. IE: using records that self-destruct without a trace. Communications and other data that do this are usually known as “ephemeral”.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/glimpse-disappearing-chat/id809118767There are a handful of mobile apps that do this now

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GeekHouse UnPanel Live Blog

I’m honored to participate in a panel at the upcoming symposium “From Bleak House to Geek House: Evolving Law for Entrepreneurial Lawyers” on April 4 at Brooklyn Law School: From Bleak House to Geek House will explore ways in which we can (1) use the law to improve the needs of entrepreneurs and society, and (2) use technology and other innovations to improve the law and legal process. Agenda:

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