Aug 132022
 
 August 13, 2022  Posted by  Business, Court, Healthcare

Mary Papenfuss reports: The judge in a Sandy Hook defamation lawsuit against far-right conspiracy podcaster Alex Jones has launched an investigation of his legal team after the medical records of school parents were leaked. Medical and psychiatric records of some parents and relatives of the children killed in the 2012 mass shooting [Read More…]

Aug 132022
 
 August 13, 2022  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Govt, Non-U.S.

Sergiu Gatlan reports: The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) announced that Google was fined $60 million for misleading Australian Android users regarding the collection and use of their location data for almost two years, between January 2017 and December 2018. Read more at Bleeping Computer. The ACCC’s full statement [Read More…]

Aug 132022
 
 August 13, 2022  Posted by  Business, Govt, Laws, Surveillance

From the FTC: Commercial surveillance is the business of collecting, analyzing, and profiting from information about people. Technologies essential to everyday life also enable near constant surveillance of people’s private lives. The volume of data collected exposes people to identity thieves and hackers. Mass surveillance has heightened the risks and [Read More…]