The use of DNA profiling in rape investigations

DNA profiling is the use of genetic information to match crime scene evidence with suspects in criminal investigations (Easteal & Easteal, 1990). Introduced in the late 1980s, this technique has revolutionized forensics laboratories as it allows scientists to reach a certain degree of identification as well as exclude individuals from inquiries (Easteal & Easteal, 1990). …

An Introduction: Regulating the Gig Economy

The Gig Economy refers to a labour market, specifically over an online platform, where short-term contracts and freelance work is favoured over full-time employment (Gross, 2018). There are no doubt conveniences for consumers offered by the Gig Economy, where simply pressing a button on your phone can order food to be delivered to your doorstep, or …

Privacy is only good because people aren’t good. In a perfect world, we would not need privacy.

Privacy is one of the most contentious issues in civil society, as governments try and expand national mass surveillance programs in order to prevent future terrorist attacks. However, there is a lot of opposition to such expansions, as civil rights activists argue that it will inevitably lead to an Orwellian dictatorship where the government has …