Dec 032022
 
 December 3, 2022  Posted by  Business, Online, U.S., Youth & Schools

Hunton Andrews Kurth writes: On November 21, 2022, Meta Platforms, Inc. (“Meta”) announced updated practices designed to protect the privacy of young people on Facebook and Instagram, including default privacy settings for new accounts, measures to limit unwanted interactions with adult users, and a tool to limit the spread of teens’ intimate [Read More…]

Dec 032022
 
 December 3, 2022  Posted by  Court, Surveillance, U.S.

Tim Cushing reports: Denying qualified immunity to law enforcement officers who violate rights is a rarity. It doesn’t mean the sued cops lose. It just means they can’t dismiss the lawsuit. In theory, that means officers alleged to have violated rights will now make their case in front of a jury. But [Read More…]

Dec 032022
 
 December 3, 2022  Posted by  Non-U.S.

Faustine Ngila reports: An easy mobile-loan scheme that catapulted president William Ruto’s rise to power in Kenya only a few months ago has quickly turned into a lightning rod for data privacy concerns. The Hustler Fund is Ruto’s $410 million loan project meant to lift millions of Kenyans out of poverty through his bottom-up [Read More…]