Oct 142017
 

So yeah, I’d say this is pretty bad.  Cassie Williams reports: Security protocols on surveillance cameras at a Cape Breton school remain out of date, months after images of its students were unintentionally broadcast on the internet, Nova Scotia’s privacy commissioner Catherine Tully says. Tully’s report on the matter found there [Read More…]

Oct 072017
 

Hayley Tsukayama reports: Mattel said Wednesday that it will not move forward with plans to sell a kid-focused smart hub after new executives decided it did not “fully align with Mattel’s new technology strategy,” according to a company statement. Children’s health and privacy advocates this week petitioned the toy giant [Read More…]

Oct 072017
 

While I was at the Privacy and Security Forum in D.C. this week, I heard from a Dept of Education official that the FTC and the Dept of Education were announcing a workshop.  I think there’s a really good discussion to be had there about some very important issues and [Read More…]