We increasingly live in a world of real-time marketing. Soon you'll even be able to turn your face into a customer loyalty card. That's essentially the premise behind a new service called Facedeals, "an automated check-in system using passive facial recognition to notify you of in-store deals that are customized just for you." But as Greg Beato reports, there's also a growing market for privacy, such as encryption apps that hide your email and texts. As old-fashioned anonymity grows increasingly difficult to attain, at least without detaching yourself from the culture at large, Beato writes, the fetish value of privacy is likely to flourish.
A newspaper staffed by the country's most famous journalism school says it shouldn't have covered a Jeff Sessions event.
It's safe to say this guy would not make a good president.
The Eighth Amendment prohibition against excessive fines and fees applies to states as well, SCOTUS rules, opening a new way to challenge outlandish forfeitures.
"You have a situation where a person owed $8 and lost their house. I mean, how is that equitable?" asked Michigan Supreme Court Justice Richard Bernstein.
A Georgia Death Row Inmate Will Be Executed Tomorrow. New Evidence Says a Different Man Was the Shooter.
A witness and co-defendant is casting doubt on the testimony that sent Ray Cromartie to death row.