Dec 012022
 December 1, 2022  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Laws, U.S.

Oops. I’m late posting this one, but it’s still important to consider. Molly Collett writes: It’s hard to find the most shocking detail about FTX, the cryptocurrency exchange that imploded in such spectacular fashion. From borrowing billions of dollars from customer deposits to meet debt obligations, to using corporate funds to purchase employee [Read More…]

Nov 302022
 November 30, 2022  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Featured News, Surveillance, U.S.

  SAN JOSE, Calif.–Represented by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, 15 journalists and other members of El Faro, one of the leading sources of independent news in Central America, today filed suit in U.S. federal court against NSO Group, the company whose malicious surveillance software was used [Read More…]

Nov 222022
 November 22, 2022  Posted by  Business, Healthcare, Surveillance, U.S.

Skye Witley reports: A coalition of 10 state attorneys general is urging Apple to implement stronger privacy standards for third-party apps that collect reproductive health information to protect consumers post-Roe v. Wade. App developers should be required to delete data collected from consumers seeking reproductive health care and clarify what information is [Read More…]

Nov 222022
 November 22, 2022  Posted by  Business, Govt, Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

  November 21 — Today, the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) submitted comments in response to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding a Trade Regulation Rule on Commercial Surveillance and Data Security. As EPIC explains: The unchecked spread of commercial surveillance over the last two decades [Read More…]