FitzGibbon v. Radack Settlement

This is the case I blogged about here and here (and also, as to a collateral lawsuit, here); two weeks ago it was officially dismissed pursuant to a settlement. The first lawsuit by FitzGibbon had led to a settlement agreement, which Radack allegedly breached; that in...

TikTok on the Clock

Our interview today is with Bruce Schneier, who has coauthored a paper about how to push security back up the Internet-of-things supply chain: The Reverse Cascade: Enforcing Security on the Global IoT Supply Chain.  His solution is hard on IOT affordability and hard...

Should Schools Be Fully Reopened in the Fall?

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos made the chat-show circuit on Sunday to argue that the federal government should withhold money from public K–12 schools that don’t fully reopen in the fall. “There’s nothing in the data that suggests that kids being...

Sluggishness of Police Reform Feeds Frustration

Twenty-five years ago, The Los Angeles Times published a two-part investigative series I wrote about fatal shootings by police in Ventura County. The first article quoted both grieving relatives and police officers who themselves were traumatized after the shootings....