Mar 142023
 March 14, 2023  Posted by  Featured News, Laws, U.S.

Jarred Burk and Alex Rosa-Figueroa report: Therapists and counselors are pushing back against a new Oklahoma law requiring them to share some patient information with a state database. The state’s Health Information Exchange was created last year and requires health care providers to enter certain patient information into a database. [Read More…]

Mar 102023
 March 10, 2023  Posted by  Featured News, Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

Ashley Belanger reports: At a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing yesterday, FBI Director Christopher Wray confirmed for the first time that the agency has in the past purchased the location data of US citizens without obtaining a warrant, Wired reported. This revelation, which has alarmed privacy advocates, came after Sen. Ron Wyden (D–Ore.) asked [Read More…]

Mar 062023
 March 6, 2023  Posted by  Business, Featured News, Govt, Healthcare, Laws, Online, U.S.

Katherine Tangalakis-Lippert reports: As abortion bans across the nation are implemented and enforced, law enforcement is turning to social media platforms to build cases to prosecute women seeking abortions or abortion-inducing medication – and online platforms like Google and Facebook are helping. This spring, a woman named Jessica Burgess and her daughter [Read More…]