Oct 272016
 October 27, 2016  Laws No Responses »

Hundreds of small businesses in Texas are protesting what they say is discriminatory legislation. Business owners are protesting the Women’s Privacy Act which prevents transgender people from using the bathroom of their choice. More than 200 small business owners want Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick to know the bill would hurt [Read More…]

Oct 192016
 October 19, 2016  Court, Laws, U.S. No Responses »

AP reports: Pennsylvania’s highest court says the right to personal privacy in government records is guaranteed by the state constitution, as it reversed a lower court ruling involving public school employees’ home addresses. Tuesday’s unanimous Supreme Court ruling came in a seven-year-old Right-to-Know Law case. In the 33-page decision, the [Read More…]

Oct 182016

David Raths reports: To help school administrators, families, technology companies and state legislators sort through the patchwork quilt of state legislation on student privacy, the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT), an advocacy group, has developed a state-by-state survey of student privacy laws in partnership with the law firm BakerHostetler. THE Journal recently [Read More…]

Oct 152016

Erin Kelly reports: Privacy advocates in Congress are moving to stop a new rule from taking effect Dec. 1 that would allow federal agents armed with a single search warrant to hack millions of Americans’ computers at once. “It’s more government surveillance,” said Rep. Ted Poe, R-Texas, a former criminal court judge and prosecutor who is leading bipartisan efforts [Read More…]