Sep 282020
 
 September 28, 2020  Posted by  Laws, U.S.

Odia Kagan of Fox Rothschild writes: U.S Rep. Bob Latta (R-Ohio), ranking member of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology. has re-introduced the “Safely Ensuring Lives Future Deployment and Research In Vehicle Evolution Act’’ or the ‘‘SELF DRIVE Act’’ to regulate autonomous vehicles. Key provisions relating to data [Read More…]

Sep 282020
 
 September 28, 2020  Posted by  Misc

Some other news stories that you may have missed but Joe Cadillic compiled for us all: MEPs raise concerns on EU plans for police facial recognition database: https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/meps-raise-concerns-on-eu-plans-for-police-facial-recognition-database/ The “Markup Website Privacy Inspector” Allows Visitors To Check A Website’s Privacy Policies: https://themarkup.org/blacklight/ Web sites shared over 100 trillion pieces of [Read More…]

Sep 282020
 
 September 28, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Non-U.S.

Amy Borrett reports: The regulator tasked with policing Google in Europe is under pressure to prove it’s up to the job. The non-profit Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has written to Ireland’s Minister for Justice Helen McEntee to ask if the Ireland’s Data Protection Commission is capable of acting [Read More…]

Sep 272020
 
 September 27, 2020  Posted by  Featured News, U.S., Youth & Schools

On September 19, I posted a link to a model opt-out letter provided by the Rutherford Institute for parents to use to preserve their child’s and their family’s privacy rights during virtual learning. Now Gisela Crespo reports another situation that makes such discussions and letters necessary: A 9-year-old Louisiana student [Read More…]