In this edition of the Priori Digest, a weekly look at what’s happening in law and technology, we look at whether tweeting helps a lawyer’s career, how technology has changed dating and the most common passwords of 2018. To get the digest straight to your inbox, sign up here. Enjoy!
- Does tweeting help or hinder a lawyer’s career?
- A sheriff in Washington state was caught using the courtroom security camera to focus on defense notes and a juror’s notebook during a recent criminal case. The charges have been thrown out for government misconduct
- Are words that convince others to commit suicide protected under the First Amendment? Last week, the Supreme Court of Massachusetts said no
- Since today is Valentine’s Day, it’s an appropriate day to look at how technology has changed dating (in much the same way that we anticipate it will change legal!)
- Here is a list of the 10 most common passwords found in leaks in 2018
- Many popular iPhone apps secretly record your screen without asking
- Startup names are getting less weird
- The capital of which country has prohibited dog-walking, as part of an official campaign to discourage dog ownership? Find out here
Legal & Tech Cartoons
By the numbers
- 3.4 billion: The number of monthly active social media users around the world, up 10 percent from September 2017
- 55: Of the Americans who have used dating apps, 55 percent have a positive view of online dating
- 77: The percentage of Americans over 18 who own a smartphone, up from 35 percent in 2011