Jun 212018
 
 June 21, 2018  Posted by  Announcements, Govt

June 20 – The Federal Trade Commission today announced that the agency will hold a series of public hearings on whether broad-based changes in the economy, evolving business practices, new technologies, or international developments might require adjustments to competition and consumer protection enforcement law, enforcement priorities, and policy. The multi-day, [Read More…]

Jun 212018
 
 June 21, 2018  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Xin Wen reports: The Beijing subway system plans to introduce bio-recognition technology at stations this year to improve transport efficiency and reduce costs, a senior manager said last week. Two bio-recognition technologies-facial recognition and palm touch-are being considered, said Zhang Huabing, head of enterprise development for Beijing Subway, the operator [Read More…]

Jun 212018
 
 June 21, 2018  Posted by  Laws, U.S.

Nameir Abbas of Alston & Bird writes: Unique and detailed data protection legislation is currently under consideration by the Chicago City Council. If passed in its current form, the Data Collection and Protection Ordinance (the “Ordinance”) would impose consent, notification, and registration obligations on regulated companies, as well as require [Read More…]