Feb 262015
 
 February 26, 2015  Breaches, Court, U.S., Youth No Responses »

Alex Sakariassen reports: Law student Daniel Knudsen’s suit against the University of Montana over alleged privacy violations is moving forward following an unsuccessful motion by the university last month to have the case dismissed. Knudsen stands firm in his belief that UM erred in passing his personal information to Higher [Read More…]

Feb 262015
 
 February 26, 2015  Laws, Surveillance, U.S. No Responses »

Cheryl Miller reports: A bipartisan pair of state lawmakers on Wednesday unveiled a package of privacy bills that tackle issues ranging from car-data hacking to encryption standards for cloud-stored information. […] Three of the bills mentioned by Gaines and Gatto are already in print. SB 206 would ban state agencies from collecting [Read More…]

Feb 262015
 
 February 26, 2015  Govt, Non-U.S. No Responses »

Severin Carrell reports: Privacy and civil rights campaigners have urged the Scottish government to drop plans for a new identity database which could allow public bodies, including tax authorities, to share every adult’s private data. Scottish ministers have been accused of introducing a central database by stealth after civil servants quietly [Read More…]