Christian Sandvig cited in ACLU's "important victory in civil rights" redefining journalists and computing researchers in online platforms.
Professor Christian Sandvig, professor in Information and Digital Studies, is cited in ACLU's "important victory for civil rights,". The US Supreme Court ruled that journalists & computing researchers who investigate online platforms aren't criminal hackers who exceed "authorized access."
From the Article: “The issue at the heart of our case has now been decided by the Supreme Court,” Sandvig said. “It is now clear that academics like us and investigative journalists are not criminal hackers when we examine public information released by big tech companies.”
Read the full article here in Michigan News.