Aug 082020
 
 August 8, 2020  Posted by  Govt, Healthcare, Surveillance, U.S.

From EPIC.org: EPIC has obtained hundreds of pages of records (1, 2, 3, 4) from the Office of Science and Technology Policy about the White House’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and proposals to use location data for public health surveillance. The documents were produced in response to an EPIC Freedom of Information [Read More…]

Aug 062020
 
 August 6, 2020  Posted by  Featured News, Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

Dell Cameron reports: Nearly a dozen civil liberties organizations have accused Congressman Adam Schiff and other Democratic leaders of purposely undermining the online privacy of U.S. citizens and immigrants; possibly in an effort, they say, to conceal the unlawful surveillance of Americans’ web browsing activity by the FBI’s national security [Read More…]

Aug 062020
 
 August 6, 2020  Posted by  Laws, U.S.

Joseph J. Lazaarotti of JacksonLewis writes: ……   Modeled after Illinois’s Biometric Information Privacy (BIPA), the National Biometric Information Privacy Act (Act), proposed by Sens. Jeff Merkley and Bernie Sanders, contains three key provisions: A requirement to obtain consent from individual prior to collecting and disclosing their biometric identifiers and information. A [Read More…]