Sep 032015
 September 3, 2015  Laws, U.S., Youth & Schools No Responses »

Logan Albright of FreedomWorks writes about an effort in Arizona to push back against the massive data collection and sharing of students’ personally identifiable information: Rep. Mark Finchem is working on a project called “It’s My PII,” which is seeking an injunction against the federal government’s ability to collect PII without parental [Read More…]

Sep 032015
 September 3, 2015  Laws, Surveillance, U.S. No Responses »

Adam Mazmanian reports: A Senate bill to standardize the way the government treats email for the purposes of law enforcement access could clear an important hurdle when Congress returns from its summer recess. The measure will get a markup in the Judiciary Committee, according to a spokesperson Utah Republican Mike [Read More…]

Sep 012015
 September 1, 2015  Laws, U.S., Workplace No Responses »

Heads up, Pennsylvania voters. William Bender reports: The labor union representing Philadelphia police officers is working with a Republican state representative to introduce legislation that would grant anonymity to most cops involved in on-duty shootings. John McNesby, president of the city’s Fraternal Order of Police, is expected to join state Rep. [Read More…]