Mar 282017
 

It’s a dark day for Internet privacy, and this is a battle we lost. It’s all over except for the President signing it.  Brian Fung reports: House Republicans voted overwhelmingly Tuesday, by a margin of 215-205, to repeal a set of landmark privacy protections for Web users, issuing a sweeping rebuke of Internet policies enacted [Read More…]

Mar 272017
 

Olivia Solon reports: Approximately half of adult Americans’ photographs are stored in facial recognition databases that can be accessed by the FBI, without their knowledge or consent, in the hunt for suspected criminals. About 80% of photos in the FBI’s network are non-criminal entries, including pictures from driver’s licenses and passports. [Read More…]