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…]
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.
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…]
Facebook Rolls Out News Feed Change That Blocks Watchdogs from Gathering Data The tweak, which targets the code in accessibility features for visually impaired users, drew ire from researchers and those who monitor the platform By: Corin Faife Facebook has begun rolling out an update that is interfering with watchdogs [Read More…]