Aug 252016
 

Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai reports On the morning of August 10, Ahmed Mansoor, a 46-year-old human rights activist from the United Arab Emirates, received a strange text message from a number he did not recognize on his iPhone. “New secrets about torture of Emiratis in state prisons,” read the tantalizing message, which [Read More…]

Aug 252016
 
 August 25, 2016  Breaches, Business, Court, Online, U.S. No Responses »

I approve! Michael O’Keeffe and Ginger Adams Otis report: Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul scored a big win Thursday in his invasion-of-privacy lawsuit against ESPN. A Florida judge said Pierre-Paul can sue the sports news network and reporter Adam Schefter for posting his private medical records online for millions to [Read More…]

Aug 252016
 
 August 25, 2016  Business No Responses »

Monica Mendoza reports: Sports Authority has sent emails to its customers telling them that any personal information they provided to the company now belongs to Dick’s Sporting Goods. The customer’s private information will remain with Sports Authority until Sept. 15 and be protected under the chain’s privacy policy until then. [Read More…]

Aug 252016
 

Bloomberg News headlined its story, Secret Cameras Record Baltimore’s Every Move From Above, and now Baltimore’s Police Commissioner is trying to reassure the public and justify the program: In his statement, Davis referenced police department statistics indicating that 84% of the city’s killings have occurred in outdoor public spaces. Citing that figure, Davis [Read More…]