Jonathon W. Penney teaches law at Dalhousie University. He is also a research fellow for the Citizen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto; a research affiliate with the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University; and a PhD candidate in communication sciences at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford.

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Deleting revenge porn

The Internet never forgets. And that permanent digital record, a blessing when it summons a moment we want to recall with the click of a mouse, can be a weapon in more sinister hands when …

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Doomed to rely on the mask?

On November 15, 1977, several thousand Iranian students assembled before the White House to protest a visit by the Shah of Iran. The protesters wore rudimentary masks: paper bags with holes cut for the eyes, …

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