Jan 242022
 January 24, 2022  Posted by  Business, Featured News, Online, U.S.

Joseph Duball reports: The rally for heightened U.S. enforcement against so-called “dark patterns” pushed forward Monday with a group of state attorneys general filing or preparing to file lawsuits over alleged dark patterns linked to Google’s location data practices. Washington, D.C., Attorney General Karl Racine announced he and attorneys general from Indiana, [Read More…]

Jan 232022
 January 23, 2022  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Govt, Healthcare, Laws, Surveillance

Some of the news stories spotted by Joe Cadillic this past week: Social Credit Surveillance Will Reach $736M Globally By 2026: https://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/5134311/socialcredit-market-by-physical-and-cyber CBP stopping and searching vehicles in Salton City, California: https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/local-media-release/firearm-ammo-meth-seized-vehicle-stop Court Orders The FBI To Reveal Details About Sabre Tracking More Than 1 Billion Passengers Air Travels In [Read More…]

Jan 212022
 January 21, 2022  Posted by  Business, Laws, Non-U.S., Online

Ulrike Elteste of Covington and Burling writes: On 22 December 2021, the conference of German data protection supervisory authorities (“DSK”) published its Guidance for Providers of Telemedia Services (Orientierungshilfe für Anbieter von Telemedien).  Particularly relevant for providers of websites and mobile applications, the Guidance is largely devoted to the “cookie provision” of [Read More…]