Feb 262017
 

Andrew Welsh-Huggins reports: The Ohio Supreme Court is weighing the constitutionality of a student’s backpack search that authorities say led first to the discovery of bullets and later a gun. At issue before the high court is whether a second search of the backpack violated the student’s privacy rights, which are generally weaker inside [Read More…]

Feb 252017
 

Wendy Davis writes: A proposed biometric privacy bill in Montana is drawing support from the digital rights group Electronic Frontier Foundation, which argues that new laws are needed to protect people from privacy threats posed by facial recognition technology. “Cameras are increasingly accurate at long distances, and facial recognition algorithms [Read More…]