Mar 262019
 
 March 26, 2019  Posted by  Court, Online, U.S.

San Francisco—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is representing an anonymous Reddit commenter who is facing an abusive copyright claim from the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society, a group that publishes doctrines for Jehovah’s Witnesses. Today, EFF filed a motion to quash the attempt by Watchtower to unmask the online commenter. [Read More…]

Mar 262019
 
 March 26, 2019  Posted by  Featured News, Misc

Chris Burt writes: The Biometrics Institute has launched a set of Ethical Principles for Biometrics at its annual U.S. conference in Washington, D.C. to address the gaps left by lagging legislation and regulation. Chief Executive Isabelle Moeller asked an audience of 70 stakeholders from the biometrics community “Just because we [Read More…]

Mar 262019
 
 March 26, 2019  Posted by  Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Mitch Herckis reports: A broad coalition of 14 organizations representing state contractors and issue advocacy groups released an open letter Monday opposing legislation that has cropped up in over 30 state legislatures that, if passed, would require government contractors to purchase and install monitoring software. While varying somewhat from state-to-state, the [Read More…]