Sep 222021
 
 September 22, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Featured News, Online, Surveillance

Alaina Lancaster reports: A federal appeals court found that law enforcement violated a Google user’s constitutional rights when it opened email attachments the platform flagged as child pornography through an automated system. The ruling comes as Apple Inc. faced backlash from privacy advocates in August after announcing a feature that scans photos [Read More…]

Sep 222021
 
 September 22, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Catalin Cimpanu reports: The Lithuanian Defense Ministry published a security audit on Wednesday for three popular 5G smartphone models manufactured in China, recommending that citizens avoid or stop using at least two of the three devices, citing privacy infringements and secret censorship capabilities. Read more on The Record.

Sep 222021
 
 September 22, 2021  Posted by  Court, Laws, U.S.

Jody Kahn Mason, Joseph J. Lazzarotti, Jason C. Gavejian, and Maya Atrakchi of JacksonLewis write: On September 17, 2021, a three-judge panel of the Illinois Appellate Court for the First Judicial District issued a long-awaited decision regarding the statute of limitations for claims under the state’s Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) in Tims v. Black [Read More…]