May 212018
 
 May 21, 2018  Posted by  Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

Ed Hasbrouck writes: The state of Alaska has sent us a whopper of a “the records you have requested do not exist” response to one of our attempts to find out about government oversight (or lack thereof) of the private contractor operating the national ID database created to implement the [Read More…]

May 212018
 

Jennifer Valentino-DeVries reports: KidGuard is a phone app that markets itself as a tool for keeping tabs on children. But it has also promoted its surveillance for other purposes and run blog posts with headlines like “How to Read Deleted Texts on Your Lover’s Phone.” A similar app, mSpy, offered [Read More…]

May 212018
 
 May 21, 2018  Posted by  Govt, Non-U.S.

From Hunton: On May 2, 2018, the Belgian Privacy Commission (the “Belgian DPA”) published its Annual Activity Report for 2017 (the “Annual Report”), highlighting its main accomplishments for the past year. In 2017, the Belgian DPA focused on the following topics: EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). The Belgian DPA [Read More…]