Nov 112019
 November 11, 2019  Posted by  Business, Featured News, Healthcare

Rob Copeland reports: Google is teaming with one of the country’s largest health-care systems on a secret project to collect and crunch the detailed personal health information of millions of Americans across 21 states, according to people familiar with the matter and internal documents. The initiative, code-named “Project Nightingale,” appears [Read More…]

Nov 102019
 November 10, 2019  Posted by  Business, Court, Laws

Maryam Casbarro of Davis Wright Tremaine has a litigation update in the firm’s monthly newsletter. The article begins: A group of plaintiffs has accused Vimeo of “collecting, storing, and using [plaintiffs’] biometric identifiers and biometric information [sic] without informed written consent, in direct violation of” the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA). [Read More…]

Nov 062019
 November 6, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Surveillance

From the U.S. Department of Justice, Northern District of California: SAN FRANCISCO –Ali Alzabarah, Ahmad Abouammo, and Ahmed Almutairi, a/k/a Ahmed Aljbreen, were charged for their respective roles in fraudulently accessing private information in the accounts of certain Twitter users and providing that information to officials of the Kingdom of [Read More…]