Aug 052021
 
 August 5, 2021  Posted by  Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Joseph Simonson and Jack McEvoy report: The bipartisan infrastructure bill includes a provision that would require auto manufacturers to equip “advanced alcohol monitoring systems” in all new cars. Buried in the massive proposal—which is already longer than 2,700 pages—is a section titled, “ADVANCED IMPAIRED DRIVING TECHNOLOGY,” which mandates new vehicles [Read More…]

Aug 052021
 
 August 5, 2021  Posted by  Laws, Non-U.S., Youth & Schools

PogoWasRight.org recently linked to an opinion piece by a student in Singapore who felt the press had not respected his privacy when they covered an incident at his school.  His description raised questions for me: The student who wrote this commentary in The Independent was obviously distraught by the incident [Read More…]

Aug 042021
 
 August 4, 2021  Posted by  Business, Laws, Online, Youth & Schools

Today, the Federal Trade Commission announced that Aristotle International, Inc. (Aristotle) has been removed from the list of self-regulatory organizations that police for compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Operators of websites and online services that paid Aristotle fees to participate in its self-regulatory program can no [Read More…]

Aug 042021
 
 August 4, 2021  Posted by  Business, Court, Laws, Online, U.S., Youth & Schools

Jake Holland reports: Google Inc. and other online service providers no longer have to face a proposed children’s privacy class action after a California federal judge axed all claims in the case. The proposed class action, consisting of state privacy and consumer rights claims, is dismissed because the plaintiffs indicated [Read More…]