Monday, September 28, 2009 - The Progress & Freedom Foundation Blog

Courts Confront Changing Attitudes towards Privacy

Finally, the courts are starting to take notice of the growing ease with which we all share information online: "Twenty-somethings have a much-reduced sense of personal privacy," as an NYU law professor put it. Unfortunately, this slow realization of the utterly obvious is happening in the narrow area of legal ethics: Courts are punishing young lawyers who say unkind things about the court on social networking sites or say something inconsistent with what they've told the court. It's a must-read for all young lawyers!

posted by Berin Szoka @ 5:30 PM | Privacy , Security