Apr 102021
 
 April 10, 2021  Posted by  Featured News

How national ID systems (vaccine passports) make social protection inaccessible to vulnerable populations: https://privacyinternational.org/long-read/4472/exclusion-design-how-national-id-systems-make-social-protection-inaccessible UK Prime Minister: The world will “definitely” use ‘vaccination passports’ https://www.politico.eu/article/boris-johnson-gives-clearest-hint-at-introduction-of-vaccine-passports/ 56 civil rights groups ask the European Commission to ban mass facial recognition surveillance: https://edri.org/our-work/european-commission-must-ban-biometric-mass-surveillance-practices-say-56-civil-society-groups/ EU police spy on 70,000 Encrochat encrypted phones: https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/courtandcrime/arid-40242590.html https://www.vice.com/en/article/pkdjab/encrochat-signal-protocol-encryption [Read More…]

Apr 102021
 
 April 10, 2021  Posted by  Featured News, Laws

Nancy Libin of Davis Wright Tremaine writes: Last week, Alaska joined the growing number of states considering comprehensive consumer privacy legislation when, at the behest of Governor Dunleavy, the Consumer Data Privacy Act was introduced in both chambers of the Alaska legislature. If enacted, the Act would become effective on January 1, [Read More…]