Sep 142022
 
 September 14, 2022  Posted by  Govt, Healthcare, Laws, U.S.

Adam Schwartz of EFF writes: In the wake of the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision, anti-choice sheriffs and bounty hunters will try to investigate and punish abortion seekers based on their internet browsing, private messaging, and phone app location data. Legislators must act now to protect this personal data. Reproductive justice requires data privacy. That’s why EFF urges California [Read More…]

Sep 112022
 
 September 11, 2022  Posted by  Business, Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

From the FTC: Commercial surveillance is the business of collecting, analyzing, and profiting from information about people. Technologies essential to everyday life also enable near constant surveillance of people’s private lives. The volume of data collected exposes people to identity thieves and hackers. Mass surveillance has heightened the risks and [Read More…]

Sep 012022
 
 September 1, 2022  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Govt, Surveillance

Fog Data Science sells local police cheap access to a massive digital dragnet without well-defined rules. SAN FRANCISCO–Millions of Americans’ everyday movements can be traced by police with the click of a mouse and possibly without a warrant, thanks to a data broker that’s selling phone geolocation data to state and local [Read More…]