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Privacy China’s Internet Freedom Hit a New Low in 2019, and the World Could Follow

These are just a few recent examples of the daunting growth in restrictions on expression, privacy, and access to information in China. Indeed, the newly released edition of Freedom House’s annual ...

Privacy Scoppe: This tiny change to SC law could be transformative for Charleston schools, and beyond

Districts already can have one school of choice, but the bill allows an unlimited number of the schools, which can be operated by a district or by a nonprofit or private company working under...

Privacy Google almost made 100,000 chest X-rays public when it realized personal data could be exposed

But the 2017 incident, which has never been reported, highlights the potential pitfalls of the tech giant's incursions into the world of sensitive health data. Over the course of planning the X-ray...

Privacy Does AI risk harming patient privacy or could it actually be used to improve it?

If privacy does not exist in technology systems ... When systems did not contain terabytes worth of data a manual process could randomly review a decent amount, though still not all, of the data....

Privacy 5G Race Could Leave Personal Privacy in the Dust

Without a set of standard privacy rules in the U.S., Chinese companies rolling out 5G networks and services ... “People know that they’re being tracked online,” says Pankaj Srivastava, chief...

Privacy Data from your car could be sold to insurance companies, others

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - We're learning when it comes to technology someone is always listening. From data breaches to social media hacks, there really is no such thing as private information anymore....

Privacy Why weakening COPPA could put children at risk online

Privacy fines have been rolling in by the millions this year and one of the more high-profile fines is the 170 million dollar fine imposed by the FTC for Google violating the Children’s Online...

Privacy The Harvard Law Student And DREAMer Whose Fate Could Be Decided By Supreme Court

This spring, Santos Toledo will graduate from Harvard Law School. He is one of the 700,000 DREAMers ... He couldn't accept a scholarship from a private school, and he watched his older sister, an ...

Privacy DOJ issues latest warning to big tech: Data and privacy could be competition concerns

“Although privacy fits primarily within the realm of consumer protection law, it would be a grave mistake to believe that privacy concerns can never play a role in antitrust analysis,” Delrahim...

Privacy How That DNA Test You Took for Fun Could Be Used by Law Enforcement

The two largest sites, Ancestry.com and 23andMe, have long pledged to keep their users’ genetic information private, and a smaller one ... “That’s a huge game-changer,” said Erin Murphy, a law ...

Privacy NZ Privacy Commissioner: Facebook knew what could be streamed on its platform

New Zealand Privacy Commissioner John Edwards has used his keynote address to the IAPP ANZ Summit in Sydney this week to discuss some of the challenges of the new digital economic order,...

Privacy Garda body cameras could breach privacy rights, ICCL warns

“ICCL sees no appropriate justification for their obvious intrusion on our privacy. Mass surveillance of the population ... cameras by gardaí Body cameras will cut down on assaults and complaints, ...

Privacy What most Americans don't know about online security could hurt them.

Pretty much everyone these days has a smartphone, a laptop and some kind of online social media presence, but few of us fully understand the implications of using that tech or the related potential...

Privacy Data point to weaker Spanish economy, Catalonia could weigh: de Cos

MADRID (Reuters) - Recent data point to a gradual weakening of Spain’s economy, Bank of Spain governor Pablo Hernandez de Cos said on Tuesday, adding that recent unrest in the wealthy region of ...

Privacy Patient Advocates Warn New Rules Loosening Privacy Protections Could Prevent Patients From Seeking Help For Substance Abuse

News on substance abuse issues comes from Minnesota, California and other parts of the country, as well. Modern Healthcare: New Substance Abuse Privacy Rules Could Hurt Addiction Patients Patient ...

Privacy Texas is One of Few States With Laws Regulating the Collection and Sharing of Residents' Biometric Data, but That Could Soon Change

Dominique Shelton Leipzig, Perkins Coie’s privacy and data management practice co-chairwoman, added that, “Biometrics is dealing with newer forms of technology that [are] being developed and honed ...

Privacy Genetic privacy attack could reveal DNA secrets from genealogy sites

Michael Edge and Graham Coop at the University of California, Davis, have described three different methods by which DNA data could be compromised. They have serious concerns about the genetic...

Privacy Opinion: California’s New Charter School Laws Could Trigger Voucher Initiative

If a voucher program passes, and polling indicates that it could, the result could shape the future relationship between public and private schools in California for decades to come. The results of...

Privacy Hisco wants privacy, but what could he do next?

David Hisco is asking the New Zealand public and media for privacy as he takes a "well-earned break" after leaving ANZ. The former chief executive of the country's biggest bank left in June after a...

Privacy Politicians Using Self-Deleting Messaging Apps Could Circumvent Sunshine Laws, State Auditor Says

Confide promises not only self-deleting messages but end-to-end encryption with a localized private encryption key. Messages are also impervious to screenshots ... Greitens was accused of using ...