Dec 062019
 December 6, 2019  Posted by  Govt, Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Leslie McAdoo Gordon writes: This week in the impeachment proceedings in the House of Representatives, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, released his report on the inquiry to date. The report included records of telephone calls of President Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, and another [Read More…]

Dec 062019
 December 6, 2019  Posted by  Business, Surveillance, U.S., Youth & Schools

Tom Nash reports: Nearly 60 percent of the 4,047 students targeted for a Virginia Commonwealth University Wi-Fi tracking pilot program refused to participate, according to documents released by VCU. The university began tracking attendance through the Wi-Fi on students’ phones and other devices in November after entering a $96,000, one-year agreement with vendor Degree [Read More…]

Dec 062019
 December 6, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Featured News, U.S., Youth & Schools

Makena Kelly reports: TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance, reached a settlement on Wednesday with a group of parents who alleged that the company collected and exposed the data and personal information of minors, in violation of the children’s privacy law. The plaintiff’s lawyer in the case, Gary Klinger, confirmed to The Verge that a proposed settlement [Read More…]

Dec 042019
 December 4, 2019  Posted by  Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

Snell & Wilmer write: Calling it “a paradigm-shifting technology with far-reaching social impact,” on November 27, 2019, the Federal government announced the issuance of the new Department of Justice Policy on the Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (the “Policy”) governing the operation on Unmanned Aircraft System (“UAS” or “Drone”) technology. When properly [Read More…]