Sep 132021
 September 13, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Online, Surveillance, U.S.

Ron Hurtibise reports: It looks like Florida internet users won’t be getting paid for visiting commercial websites that track their mouse clicks and keystrokes. Activity tracking software used by wholesale club Costco did not violate a state law barring wiretapping because it doesn’t intercept any “content,” a federal judge in [Read More…]

Sep 092021
 September 9, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Healthcare, Online

Brooke Shafer reports: Jackson Memorial Hospital is dealing with a disturbing invasion of privacy issue after pictures of a baby born with a birth defect in their neonatal intensive care unit were posted on an employee’s social media account. Jackson Health System said that the employee is now on administrative [Read More…]

Sep 092021
 September 9, 2021  Posted by  Court, Online, Surveillance, U.S.

Thomas F. Harrison reports: The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court struggled Wednesday to figure out whether police can use trickery to conduct unlimited surveillance of social media accounts even if they have no reason to think that anyone did anything wrong. The justices seemed to think that officers can generally conduct [Read More…]