Aug 042020
 
 August 4, 2020  Posted by  Business, Govt, Healthcare, Laws, Misc, Surveillance

Rachel R. Marmor and Emily Bruemmer of Davis Wright Tremaine write: Attempts by U.S. legislators to address the privacy issues raised by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic have stalled. But for companies seeking to balance the goals of furthering public health and protecting individuals’ privacy, the European Union is providing policy [Read More…]

Jul 272020
 
 July 27, 2020  Posted by  Misc

Links courtesy of Joe Cadillic: U.S. Government  And Mississippi State University Spied On Millions Of People’s Cellphone Locations Across Europe: https://www.wsj.com/articles/academic-project-used-marketing-data-to-monitor-russian-military-sites-11595073601 Germany – Police can access any WhatsApp message without any malware: https://androidrookies.com/german-police-can-access-any-whatsapp-message-without-any-malware/ South Korea – Major Security Flaws Found in Government’s Quarantine App: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/21/technology/korea-coronavirus-app-security.html Egypt – President endorses Personal Data Protection Law: [Read More…]

Jul 072020
 
 July 7, 2020  Posted by  Misc

Some items that Joe Cadillic has compiled over the past week: EFF to Court: Social Media Users Have Privacy and Free Speech Interests in Their Public Information https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/06/eff-court-social-media-users-have-privacy-and-free-speech-interests-their-public https://www.eff.org/document/eff-amicus-brief-doc-society-v-pompeo-ddc The European Commission’s Vice-President for Digital policy, warns against predictive policing in Artificial Intelligence: https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/vestager-warns-against-predictive-policing-in-artificial-intelligence/ The European Commission is worried that [Read More…]

Jun 232020
 
 June 23, 2020  Posted by  Misc

Recent privacy news flagged for us by Joe Cadillic: UK – Unlocking The Power Of Location: The Government’s Geospatial Strategy “Today, location data is the coal and iron fueling a new revolution. This government has empowered the Geospatial Commission to unlock the power of location data – equipping our economy [Read More…]