May 162019
 
 May 16, 2019  Posted by  Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

Michael Boldin writes: The federal government investigated the federal government and determined there was no way for the federal government to determine if the federal government did anything wrong without jeopardizing the federal government’s federally protected secrets. This may not be the best way to fight unconstitutional, warrantless, dragnet surveillance. [Read More…]

May 162019
 
 May 16, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Govt, Non-U.S.

An Office of the Privacy Commissioner (OPC) inquiry has found the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) systematically misused its investigatory powers while pursuing benefit fraud, unjustifiably intruding on the privacy of many beneficiaries. The inquiry found MSD’s exercise of its information gathering powers to be inconsistent with legal requirements under [Read More…]