Sep 202014
 

Trevor Brown reports: A series of bills endorsed by a legislative-led panel could make your Facebook, email and other personal Internet accounts more secure. The Task Force on Digital Information Privacy voted Thursday to recommend several bills that could be debated during the upcoming 2015 session if they are supported by another legislative committee. The [...]

Sep 202014
 

Monica Scott reports: A Wyoming teen could sue her teacher for invading her privacy after the instructor wrote an inappropriate tweet about the student’s medical and academic information that led to the teacher receiving a 13-day unpaid suspension, according to Nelson Miller, associate dean for West Michigan University Cooley Law School in Grand Rapids. “I’m sure the [...]

Sep 192014
 
Tell Governor Brown: No Warrantless Drones For California Cops

Parker Higgins of EFF writes: An important California bill that would require warrants for law enforcement use of drones is currently sitting on Governor Jerry Brown’s desk. Unfortunately, there’s no guarantee that Gov. Brown will sign AB 1327, which passed the California legislature this August. EFF has long held that a warrant requirement is an essential [...]

Sep 192014
 

An editorial in the Daily Free Press begins: Most American students have had some level of sexual health education in high school, but Clemson University in South Carolina has demanded that all of its students participate in an online Title IX Training Course to increase knowledge of sexual safety and help avoid instances of sexual [...]