Nov 192022
 November 19, 2022  Posted by  Breaches, Laws, U.S.

Hunton Andrews Kurth writes: On November 15, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission announced a six-month extension for companies to comply with certain updated requirements of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act’s Safeguards Rule, a set of data security provisions covered  financial institutions must implement to protect their customers’ personal information. The new deadline is June [Read More…]

Nov 182022
 November 18, 2022  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Featured News, Govt, Healthcare, Surveillance, U.S.

Jessica Lyons Hardcastle reports: The Massachusetts Department of Public Health conspired with Google to secretly install a COVID-19 tracing app onto more than 1 million Android users’ devices without their knowledge and without obtaining warrants, according to a class-action lawsuit filed this week by the New Civil Liberties Alliance. […] [Read More…]

Nov 172022
 November 17, 2022  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Surveillance, Youth & Schools

From Privacy International: Students shouldn’t have to trade their right to privacy in order to access their right to an education. The use of Education Technology (EdTech) has been expanding rapidly all over the world, accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic. That expansion frequently hasn’t been accompanied by appropriate safeguards or [Read More…]