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Aug 052017
 August 5, 2017  Online, Surveillance, U.S. Comments Off on State Department Moves Forward Plan to Collect Social Media Identifiers of Visa Applicants

From The State Department filed a notice this week seeking comment on the agency’s plan to make permanent the collection of social media identifiers from individuals applying for visas to enter the U.S. The public comment period is open until October 2, 2017. The State Department previously requested emergency [Read More…]

Jul 132017
 July 13, 2017  Court, Online Comments Off on Social Media Site Reveals 300 Anonymous Users’ Personal Info To Revenge Porn Victim

Eric Lieberman reports: A social media site reportedly revealed the account information of roughly 300 once-anonymous users to a revenge porn victim, after a Manhattan judge ordered it in June. The victim, a 27-year-old from New York who remains unidentified, says a decade-old video showing her and her then-boyfriend having sex wasn’t [Read More…]

Jun 112017
 June 11, 2017  Breaches, Laws, Non-U.S., Online Comments Off on Solon files bill criminalizing fake accounts on social media

Philippine Daily Inquirer reports: Valenzuela City Rep. Wes Gatchalian has filed a bill seeking to criminalize identity theft and fraud such as the use of personal data to make fake accounts on social media to attack a person’s identity. Gatchalian said House Bill (HB) No. 5575, or the proposed “Anti-Identity [Read More…]