Jun 102021
 June 10, 2021  Posted by  Misc

ICYMI, here are some interesting privacy new items, courtesy of Joe Cadillic: The Global Law Enforcement Convention Weakens Privacy & Human Rights: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2021/06/global-law-enforcement-convention-weakens-privacy-human-rights The EU has introduced a new ‘digital’ ID. Here’s what it means for you: If approved, the plan would allow people to use a facial recognition app [Read More…]

Jun 022021
 June 2, 2021  Posted by  Misc, U.S., Workplace

Justice Namaste writes: Staffers at Believer magazine—the prestigious literary magazine that has been in the news over the past month or two after their former editor-in-chief Joshua Wolf Shenk resigned after exposing his genitals during a work call—are claiming that a public record request put in by Motherboard was used to intimidate them and gain access to [Read More…]

May 262021
 May 26, 2021  Posted by  Featured News, Govt, Misc

James A. Sherer, Nichole Sterling, and Stanton Burke of BakerHostetler write: Our last AI post on this blog, the New (if Decidedly Not ‘Final’) Frontier of Artificial Intelligence Regulation, touched on both the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) April 19, 2021, AI guidance and the European Commission’s proposed AI Regulation. The FTC’s 2021 guidance referenced, [Read More…]

May 242021
 May 24, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Misc

It started as a simple statement on Twitter: “What’s upsetting is there’s been many suicides as a result of ransomware. ” The assertion surprised me, and I asked, “Where are you seeing/reading reports of suicides as a result of ransomware attack(s)? Can you point me to some specific reports/links/whatever? Thanks.” [Read More…]