Sep 162016

The New York Daily News reports that ESPN is trying to get Jason Pierre-Paul’s privacy lawsuit tossed out of court by claiming that he had given their reporter, Adam Schefter, permission (“authorization”) to publish his records. Color me skeptical. Let’s see a blood-stained email as proof, or voicemail, or any proof [Read More…]

Sep 152016
 September 15, 2016  Business, Featured News No Responses »

Great reporting by Sam Biddle on Google’s entrenchment in privacy scholarship. Why isn’t there more transparency and disclosure by the researchers, though? Sam reports: In January, academic-turned-regulator Lorrie Cranor gave a presentation and provided the closing remarks at PrivacyCon, a Federal Trade Commission event intended to “inform policymaking with research,” as she put it. Cranor, [Read More…]