Jul 012017
 
 July 1, 2017  Featured News, Misc Comments Off on Experts, Privacy Groups Oppose Demand for State Voter Records

From EPIC.org: In a letter to state election officials, more than 50 experts and 20 privacy organizations have urged the states to oppose a request from a Presidential Advisory Commission for voter records. The recently formed Commission is seeking comprehensive voter data from all 50 states, including dates of birth, [Read More…]

Jun 192017
 
 June 19, 2017  Featured News, Misc Comments Off on ‘The Human Project’ Study Will Ask 10,000 New Yorkers To Share Trove Of Personal Information For 20 Years

CBS/AP reports: Wanted: 10,000 New Yorkers interested in advancing science by sharing every aspect of their lives for two decades to help scientists collect data for what is being called “The Human Project.” Researchers will analyze everything from cellphone usage, Google searches, credit card swipes and even blood samples for [Read More…]

Jun 032017
 
 June 3, 2017  Featured News, Misc Comments Off on Paper: Privacy, Press, and a Right to Be Forgotten in the United States

Another paper workshopped at PLSC was Amy Gajda’s paper, Privacy, Press, and a Right to Be Forgotten in the United States.   Here’s the Abstract: When the European Court of Justice in effect accepted a Right to Be Forgotten in 2014, many suggested that a similar right would be neither welcomed nor [Read More…]