Sep 192021
 
 September 19, 2021  Posted by  Surveillance

Lily Hay Newman of Wired reports: Amid ever-increasing government Internet control, surveillance, and censorship in Iran, a new Android app aims to give Iranians a way to speak freely. Nahoft, which means “hidden” in Farsi, is an encryption tool that turns up to 1,000 characters of Farsi text into a jumble [Read More…]

Sep 192021
 
 September 19, 2021  Posted by  Business, Court, U.S.

Cheyenne Ligon reports: Apple is being sued yet again for damages resulting from an allegedly fake scam app available in its App Store, this time involving cryptocurrency. In a class-action complaint filed on Thursday, the named plaintiff – Maryland resident Hadona Diep, described as a “full-time cyber-security IT professional” – accused Apple [Read More…]

Sep 192021
 
 September 19, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, U.S., Workplace

Andrea Vittorio reports: Amazon.com Inc. must face a potential class action lawsuit from delivery drivers who claim that the retail giant monitored their communications online. The alleged monitoring doesn’t fall within the scope of an arbitration agreement that covers drivers in Amazon’s so-called “Flex” delivery program, according to a Wednesday order from the [Read More…]

Sep 192021
 
 September 19, 2021  Posted by  Healthcare, Surveillance

Danielle Kehl and Libbie Canter of Covington and Burling write: As COVID-19 vaccination becomes required in more personal and professional contexts, several different frameworks have emerged that propose both guiding principles and technical requirements for vaccine verification systems, including those developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Good [Read More…]