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 February 21, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Laws, U.S., Youth & Schools

It’s not often I read about someone being fired for a FERPA violation. Then I realized that the news source was a student-run publication. Good for them for covering this topic. Ujwal Srivastava reports: A computer science teaching assistant (TA) was removed from the staff of CS 224N: “Natural Language [Read More…]

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 February 20, 2020  Posted by  Laws

Here’s an update on some state-level privacy legislation in New Hampshire,  Massachusetts, and Washington State: Michael Boldin writes: Today, the New Hampshire House approved a bill to ban government use of facial recognition surveillance technologies. The proposed law would not only help protect privacy in New Hampshire; it would also [Read More…]

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 February 17, 2020  Posted by  Healthcare, Laws, U.S., Workplace

Clayton Sandell and Jeffrey Cook report: A Colorado district attorney expressed frustration Thursday at not being able to prosecute an Aurora police officer who was found passed out drunk in his car last year, calling the department’s failure to launch a DUI investigation a double standard meant to protect one of its [Read More…]