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JURIST Guest Columnist Chris Hoofnagle of Berkeley Law, discusses the policing of Facebook's privacy policies and FTC enforcement ... The Challenge of Policing Facebook Are our institutions up to the challenge of protecting users from information-age problems? This is the high-level question emerging from the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica debate. While on one hand Facebook and similarly-situated companies will pay some regulatory price, our public institutions are also in the crosshairs. In the U.S., the much-praised and …


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First person hanged in North America for witchcraft

On May 27, 1627, Achsah (sometimes rendered "Alice") Young of Windsor, Connecticut, became the first person executed in North America for witchcraft. Learn more about the legal history of witchcraft in Connecticut.

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