Tracker Blocking with NoScript and Privacy Badger

There are lots of reasons to avoid trackers in your web browser. Notorious companies like Facebook are compiling profiles of non-users, impacting privacy. For researchers, though, tracking has additional impacts and can throw off the types of results you see. It’s one reason I try to force Google to bypass personalized (location, private results) search, …

Who are Your Links Working For?

Link shortening happens on many social media platforms and in mobile apps. It is easy to create shortened links – even with the demise of goo.gl – but if you’re doing it for your law library, consider how you can manage the long term access both to the document and the analytics surrounding the link.

Chromebook as a Lawyer’s Clean Laptop

Google’s Chromium OS, an open source operating system built on Linux, powers the proliferating Chromebooks.  It has always struck me as a good alternative for a lawyer who needs a cheap, clean laptop when traveling.  A clean laptop can be lost, inspected at a border, and confiscated without causing professional liability problems, since the clean …