Aug 062020
 
 August 6, 2020  Posted by  Misc

From Joe Cadillic’s weekly roundup, a few items of note:   The impact of COVID-19 digital health certificates on privacy and human rights: https://www.accessnow.org/cms/assets/uploads/2020/07/Impact-COVID-19-digital-health-certificates.pdf NSO Group used WhatsAp to spy on senior clergymen in Togo and other activists: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2020/aug/03/senior-clergymen-among-activists-targeted-by-spyware   Arp-Hansen Hotel Group A / S is fined by Danish [Read More…]

Aug 062020
 
 August 6, 2020  Posted by  Featured News, Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

Dell Cameron reports: Nearly a dozen civil liberties organizations have accused Congressman Adam Schiff and other Democratic leaders of purposely undermining the online privacy of U.S. citizens and immigrants; possibly in an effort, they say, to conceal the unlawful surveillance of Americans’ web browsing activity by the FBI’s national security [Read More…]

Aug 062020
 
 August 6, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Featured News, Laws, Youth & Schools

Andrea Vittorio reports: TikTok faces 10 lawsuits alleging it collected data on children’s faces without parental approval in the Northern District of Illinois, after a judicial panel consolidated the cases there. The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation said in its order Tuesday it also may add an additional nine related lawsuits [Read More…]

Aug 062020
 
 August 6, 2020  Posted by  Laws, U.S.

Joseph J. Lazaarotti of JacksonLewis writes: ……   Modeled after Illinois’s Biometric Information Privacy (BIPA), the National Biometric Information Privacy Act (Act), proposed by Sens. Jeff Merkley and Bernie Sanders, contains three key provisions: A requirement to obtain consent from individual prior to collecting and disclosing their biometric identifiers and information. A [Read More…]