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CUA Law professor Mary Graw Leary's op-ed "Don’t be fooled by corporations’ self-proclaimed title of privacy protector," was published by the NewBostonPost. See Below. 

Don’t be fooled by corporations’ self-proclaimed title of privacy protector

From: NewBostonPost 
Date: February 27, 2016 
Author: Mary Graw Leary 

The recent firestorm between Apple, arguably the most valuable company in the world, and the Department of Justice regarding access to cell phone data has filled the headlines. Wrapping itself in the mantel of privacy protection, Apple is refusing to honor a court order to assist federal officials in accessing data from mass murderer Syed Rizwan Farook’s encrypted cell phone. In so doing, Apple has held itself out that the great protector of privacy. Since that initial announcement, other commercial giants such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google jumped forth to support Apple.

Do not be fooled.
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Read the full op-ed here


Mary G. Leary   

Professor Mary G. Leary's
Areas of Expertise

Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, and Technology

Exploitation of children and women

Human Trafficking

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