Not only will we become an America without privacy, we'll become an America without recourse. The Constitution must not end where the digital domain begins.
CBS Interactive's Distinguished Lecturer David Gewirtz hosts ZDNet Government -- ZDNet's politics and policy coffeehouse -- where civics lessons meet technology, nothing is sacred, and everything is fair game.
David Gewirtz, Distinguished Lecturer at CBS Interactive, is an author, U.S. policy advisor, and computer scientist. He is featured in the History Channel special The President's Book of Secrets and is a member of the National Press Club.
In Part 2 of our 4-part Special Report, our resident presidential scholar David Gewirtz (who wrote the book on White House email) explores why a large part of the story will always be missing from the record books.
We don't know enough about this revised version of the bill to freak out, and it still has a bunch of hurdles to get through. But, if it does get through the House, and if we still don't know much about it, go ahead and freak out.
In part 1 of our 4-part Special Report, our resident presidential scholar David Gewirtz (who wrote the book on White House email) provides an exclusive look behind the scenes of White House email.
We have been letting the fox guard the hen house for far too long, and it's high time the US government did something about it.
The challenge is distinguishing between data collected for protection and data collection that violates our privacy, all while respecting the very core of our Constitution.
Is Kim Jong-un the Doctor Evil of the modern age? Are we really, seriously, back in the game of intercontinental ballistic missiles and nuclear warheads?
There's a level of responsibility that hits like a ton of bricks when you realize decisions you make can directly impact peoples' lives.
This article, the second in the series, looks at policy questions, and explores what might have to change in our policy discussions to encourage more telecommuting.
There are enormous societal benefits to working from home, but no one is really aware of them. We can save up to 60.5 billion gallons of gas and 36.9 billion wasted hours each year if we work from home.