Feb 252017
 

Wendy Davis writes: A proposed biometric privacy bill in Montana is drawing support from the digital rights group Electronic Frontier Foundation, which argues that new laws are needed to protect people from privacy threats posed by facial recognition technology. “Cameras are increasingly accurate at long distances, and facial recognition algorithms [Read More…]

Feb 252017
 
 February 25, 2017  Youth & Schools No Responses »

John Klyczek writes: If cutting-edge educational technologies can scientifically maximize student learning, then why do so many Silicon Valley bigwigs at Google, Apple, Hewlett-Packard, and Yahoo! send their children to the Waldorf School of the Peninsula, a school which bans computer technology from its classrooms?  If high-tech computerization were such a [Read More…]

Feb 252017
 
 February 25, 2017  Govt No Responses »

Sean D. Carberry reports: The Department of Commerce has long granted confidentiality to people who submit sensitive survey data about international investments or foreign transactions. But Commerce is now revising its confidentiality agreements because of Einstein. Einstein, the Department of Homeland Security’s comprehensive system of preventing and mitigating cyber threats [Read More…]