Oct 212021
 October 21, 2021  Posted by  Court, Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

Saira Hussain and Adam Schwartz write: The Marin County Sheriff illegally shares the sensitive location information of millions of drivers with out-of-state and federal agencies, including Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The Sheriff uses automated license plate readers (ALPRs)—high-speed cameras mounted on street poles or squad [Read More…]

Oct 202021
 October 20, 2021  Posted by  Healthcare, Misc, Surveillance, U.S.

Majority (55.5 percent) were equally worried about the privacy of medical records, DNA data, and facial images collected for precision health research  Uses of facial images and facial recognition technologies – to unlock a phone or in airport security – are becoming increasingly common in everyday life. But how do people feel about using such data in healthcare and biomedical [Read More…]

Oct 192021
 October 19, 2021  Posted by  Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Thomas Fleming reports: Oklahoma Attorney General John O’ Conner is one of 20 Republican attorneys general who are calling on the Biden administration to drop a recent proposal that would increase reporting requirements for banks. They sent a letter Friday to both President Biden and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen. They [Read More…]