Monthly Archives: June 2018

Yaron and Amy: “Carpenter’s Pragmatic Patch: A Pyrrhic Victory for Privacy,” TODAY at 2 p.m. ET (11 a.m. PT)

Many are touting the Supreme Court’s ruling for Carpenter in this term’s cell phone privacy case as a major victory for privacy. But is it? This and more on today’s show.

The show will be broadcast live via streaming video on Yaron’s YouTube Channel as well as on his show’s Facebook page here.

Update: ICYMI, you can watch the show here:

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Program Notes

Carpenter v. United States

The Supreme Court’s Opportunity to Legalize Privacy

Immigrant Family Separation Is An Effect of Efforts to Make Human Nature Illegal

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Yaron and Amy Show: “Don’t Let It Go,” TODAY at 2 p.m. ET (11 a.m. PT)

Revisiting, with Yaron, Ayn Rand’s 1971 essay, “Don’t Let It Go,” in light of some recent developments. What has been the effect of Trump’s Presidency, so far, on what Ayn Rand called the “uniquely American sense of life”? This and more on today’s show, see Program Notes, below, for the stories, etc., I plan to discuss with Yaron.

The show will be broadcast live via streaming video on Yaron’s YouTube Channel as well as on his show’s Facebook page here.

Enjoy this series of shows with Yaron? Have you checked out my own shows? If you like my work, I’d love to have you as a Patron on my Patreon page here.

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Program Notes

Trump’s Remarkable Admission About Dishonesty via Yaron

HT for video clip, Benjamin Chayes

Philosophy: Who Needs It (contains the essay, “Don’t Let It Go”)

One Small Step for Dictatorship

Trump’s tariffs are already backfiring via Yaron

Federal appeals court denies insurers billions in risk corridor payments

Apple to Close iPhone Security Hole That Law Enforcement Uses to Crack Devices HT Orin Kerr

HT Timothy Sandefur

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Yaron and Amy: “Fearing the Worst,” TODAY at 2 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT)

Exploring the rationality of fearing for the state of free speech in England, for Edward Snowden’s safety, and for the ability of Facebook to survive under the GDPR. Other stories, too. See Program Notes, below, for stories, etc., we plan to discuss.

The show will be broadcast live via streaming video on Yaron’s YouTube Channel as well as on his show’s Facebook page here.

Enjoy this series of shows with Yaron? Have you checked out my own shows? If you like my work, I’d love to have you as a Patron on my Patreon page here.

You may also support me directly at this link via PayPal. Thank you!

Program Notes

Tommy Robinson jailed after breaking contempt of court laws with Facebook Live video

Number of child sexual abuse victims in Rotherham raised to 1,510

Oxford grooming gang: two members jailed

Edward Snowden on Twitter

Edward Snowden on Privacy in the Age of Trump and Facebook (The Intercept)

Today, a new E.U. law transforms privacy rights for everyone. Without Edward Snowden, it might never have happened.

General Data Protection Regulation

Facebook and Google hit with $8.8 billion in lawsuits on day one of GDPR

An American 13-Year-Old, Pregnant and Married to Her Rapist

Special report: Chicago Public Schools fails to protect students from rape and sexual abuse

Mutually Nonconsensual Sex

I was Jordan Peterson’s strongest supporter. Now I think he’s dangerous

How to Break Up with Your Phone

Free Speech Will Not Save Us

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