Sep 182023
 September 18, 2023  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Govt

Lindsay Whitehurst reports: Hunter Biden sued the Internal Revenue Service on Monday, alleging that two agents who claimed interference into the case against him wrongly shared his personal tax information amid escalating legal and political struggles as the 2024 election looms. The suit says the agents “targeted and sought to embarrass [Read More…]

Sep 172023
 September 17, 2023  Posted by  Featured News, Govt, U.S.

Joe Cadillic sends this along concise write-up from Matthew Casey at KJZZ: GAO reports shortcomings in federal law enforcement on privacy and civil liberties The first says a Homeland Security intelligence office that shares sensitive data with police and others has not done audits to make sure employees accessing the info [Read More…]

Sep 072023
 September 7, 2023  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Govt, U.S.

The Federal Trade Commission finalized an order with that settles charges that the genetic testing firm left sensitive genetic and health data unsecured, deceived consumers about their ability to get their data deleted, and changed its privacy policy retroactively without adequately notifying consumers and obtaining their consent. In a complaint first [Read More…]