Aug 172020
 
 August 17, 2020  Posted by  Misc

It’s been a busy week here, but thankfully, Joe Cadillic has done his usual wonderful job of compiling news stories on privacy and civil liberties.  Here are a few links he has compiled for us all: World’s Largest Facial Recognition/Fingerprint Entry-Exit System to Be Launched at EU Land Borders: “The [Read More…]

Aug 062020
 
 August 6, 2020  Posted by  Misc

From Joe Cadillic’s weekly roundup, a few items of note:   The impact of COVID-19 digital health certificates on privacy and human rights: https://www.accessnow.org/cms/assets/uploads/2020/07/Impact-COVID-19-digital-health-certificates.pdf NSO Group used WhatsAp to spy on senior clergymen in Togo and other activists: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2020/aug/03/senior-clergymen-among-activists-targeted-by-spyware   Arp-Hansen Hotel Group A / S is fined by Danish [Read More…]

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…]