Feb 132019
 
 February 13, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Court, U.S., Workplace

AP reports: A California judge ruled Monday that the names of 14 Planned Parenthood workers and others will remain sealed during the prosecution of two anti-abortion activists charged with secretly recording them. San Francisco Superior Court Judge Christopher Hite made the ruling despite the publication of the names on an [Read More…]

Feb 132019
 
 February 13, 2019  Posted by  Surveillance, U.S.

Allison Lewis reports: If you think clandestine DNA dragnets and secret databases are things of science fiction, I have some upsetting news. From the same law enforcement playbook that brought you stop-and-frisk comes the latest form of racial profiling and policing: the knock-and-spit. We’ve learned that NYPD officers are willing [Read More…]

Feb 132019
 
 February 13, 2019  Posted by  Business, Surveillance, U.S.

Jillian Jorgensen reports: Advocacy groups will no longer recommend that undocumented immigrants get a municipal I.D. card if the city goes forward with plans to add a financial services smart-chip to them, several said Monday. They warned that the proposal presents massive security and privacy problems. Identities could be revealed, [Read More…]