right to privacy


Scientists Are Debating Whether Animals Have a Right to Privacy

A growing number of scientists are deliberately concealing tracking data to protect their location.


A Lawyer Told Us Why Your Boss Is Entitled to Snoop on Your Private Messages at Work

A ruling by the European Court of Human Rights says a Romanian company was within its rights to monitor an employee's use of Yahoo Messenger and fire him for sending personal messages.


Is It OK for a Journalist to Reveal the Birth Gender of a Trans Person?

Grantland columnist Caleb Hannan outed the creator of a new golf putter who happened to be transgender. That revelation led her to commit suicide, and is yet another example of people being unwilling to respect the privacy of the trans community.