Jun 082022
 
 June 8, 2022  Posted by  Court, Featured News, Misc, Non-U.S.

Liza Vertinsky and Yaniv Heled write: Every so often stories of genetic theft, or extreme precautions taken to avoid it, make headline news. So it was with a picture of French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin sitting at opposite ends of a very long table after Macron declined to take a Russian [Read More…]

May 212022
 
 May 21, 2022  Posted by  Business, Featured News, Govt, Misc, Youth & Schools

The Federal Trade Commission announced today that it will crack down on education technology companies if they illegally surveil children when they go online to learn. In a new policy statement adopted today, the Commission made it clear that it is against the law for companies to force parents and schools [Read More…]

Apr 112022
 
 April 11, 2022  Posted by  Featured News, Misc

Jason Daley reports: Kassem Fawaz’s brother was on a videoconference with the microphone muted when he noticed that the microphone light was still on—indicating, inexplicably, that his microphone was being accessed. Alarmed, he asked Fawaz, an expert in online privacy and an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at [Read More…]

Apr 052022
 
 April 5, 2022  Posted by  Healthcare, Misc

Hannah Nelson reports: Clinical researchers who collect and analyze health data from Native communities have a unique responsibility to protect this information in ways that align with the data privacy preferences of specific communities, according to a study published in JAMIA. Researchers ran a workshop with 14 tribal leaders to co-design a research [Read More…]