Nov 302016
 November 30, 2016  Non-U.S., Workplace Comments Off on Jump Rope (Singapore) gets warning over disclosing particulars of blacklisted former employee

K.C. Vijayan reports:  Jump Rope (Singapore), the non-profit group that promotes rope skipping in schools here, was issued a warning by the Personal Data Protection Commission for disclosing the identity of a blacklisted former employee to some 30 Singapore government schools. The Commission found the e-mail notice of naming and [Read More…]

Oct 272016
 October 27, 2016  Court, Surveillance, U.S., Workplace Comments Off on South Bend police wiretap arguments heard by U.S. Court of Appeals

Erin Blasko and Christian Sheckler report: A panel of appeals court judges has given attorneys for the city, Common Council and four police officers 14 days to answer questions related to standing, jurisdiction and intent in the South Bend Police wiretap case. The instructions came at the end of oral [Read More…]

Sep 092016
 September 9, 2016  Surveillance, U.S., Workplace Comments Off on This employee ID badge monitors and listens to you at work — except in the bathroom

Thomas Heath reports: Do you hog office conversations? Or not talk enough? Does your voice squeal? Do you sit very still at your desk all day? Or do you fidget under stress? Where do you go in the office? How much time do you spend there? To whom do you talk? [Read More…]