Sep 152021
 
 September 15, 2021  Posted by  Court, Featured News, Misc

Candy Woodall reports: State Senate Republicans will collect personal information on every Pennsylvania voter, including the last four digits of their Social Security numbers, as part of their controversial investigation of the 2020 general election. Subpoenas to get that information and more were approved Wednesday in a 7-4 party-line vote [Read More…]

Sep 132021
 
 September 13, 2021  Posted by  Misc
Privacy news you may have missed

Courtesy of the indefatigable Joe Cadillic: European Parliament Study on Biometric Recognition and Behavioral Detection In Public Places: https://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/etudes/BRIE/2021/697131/IPOL_BRI(2021)697131_EN.pdf How to fix the EU’s Artificial Intelligence Act: “Fix those dodgy definitions: emotion recognition and biometric categorization.” https://www.accessnow.org/how-to-fix-eu-artificial-intelligence-act/ ProtonMail Tries To Defend Itself Over Release Of Climate Activist’s IP Address: https://protonmail.com/blog/climate-activist-arrest/ [Read More…]

Sep 112021
 
 September 11, 2021  Posted by  Misc
20 years later

Remembering that day and the souls lost. Remembering being down at Ground Zero days later with the Red Cross and the look on the faces of the wives of missing firefighters  as they steeled themselves and hoped against hope. Remembering talking with the parents of my young patients as to [Read More…]

Sep 092021
 
 September 9, 2021  Posted by  Misc

Laurel Oldach reports: Philipp Geyer was interested in learning how protein levels in the blood change when a person tries to lose weight. Several years ago, Geyer, then a postdoctoral fellow, and his colleagues in Matthias Mann’s lab at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry began to analyze samples from a [Read More…]