Aug 102018
 
 August 10, 2018  Posted by  Breaches, Govt, Healthcare, Laws, U.S.

Justin Wingerter reports: A state investigation has concluded that the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs did not violate privacy laws when it allowed medical aides to search patients’ records on their cellphones. Mark Gower, the state’s chief information security officer, wrote in a memo Thursday that the practice did not [Read More…]

Aug 102018
 
 August 10, 2018  Posted by  Business, Court, U.S., Youth & Schools

Samantha Cole reports: Students are suing a major college admissions test maker for allegedly selling information about their disability statuses with universities, which they say could hurt their chances at getting into schools and impact the rest of their lives. When students register to take the ACT—a standardized test used [Read More…]

Aug 102018
 
 August 10, 2018  Posted by  Court, Featured News, Surveillance

Camille Fischer writes: U.S. law makes clear that the government cannot keep surveillance records on a person or group because of their political views or the way that they express their First Amendment rights. Unfortunately, the FBI has flouted these laws by maintaining records of its probe of two people [Read More…]