Apr 042021
 April 4, 2021  Posted by  Misc

How you talk about “consent” with your kids will depend on a number of factors, including what the laws of your country are.  Or should your talk focus on non-legal aspects of “consent?” Caitlin Fitzsimmons has an Explainer on The Age that regardless of what country or laws apply in [Read More…]

Apr 032021
 April 3, 2021  Posted by  Featured News, Misc
Disappointing revelations about ACLU

Full disclosure at the top of this:  I was a supporter of ACLU. I stopped supporting them years ago over concerns that they were sharing donor lists. Eventually, they convinced me to come back. I stopped supporting them again.  And after reading Ashkan’s thread, I doubt I will ever donate [Read More…]

Mar 312021
 March 31, 2021  Posted by  Misc

A Vaccine Passport Is the New Golden Ticket as the World Reopens: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-03-25/covid-vaccine-passports-2021-the-golden-ticket-for-international-travel Get Ready to Show Your Vaccine Passport Everywhere: https://reason.com/2021/03/29/get-ready-to-show-your-vaccine-passport-everywhere/ Parliament calls for improved implementation and enforcement of the GDPR: https://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/press-room/20210322IPR00527/parliament-calls-for-improved-implementation-and-enforcement-of-the-gdpr Russia- Roskomnadzor proposes expansion of personal data law to include foreign internet entities: https://rg.ru/2021/03/23/roskomnadzor-predlagaet-rasshirit-dejstvie-zakona-o-personalnyh-dannyh.html France- Data Protection [Read More…]

Mar 192021
 March 19, 2021  Posted by  Misc

Madeline Reyes reports: Scientists have developed a new state of the art technique to view a cell’s entire life story, allowing them to trace a single skin cell’s lineage from its earliest stage in embryonic development to its full maturity at adulthood. In a study published Thursday in the journal [Read More…]