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Privacy Ontario court upholds policing powers of private law enforcement in OSPCA case

Ontario’s top court has affirmed the policing powers of the province’s animal welfare agency, striking down a lower court’s ruling that called into question the constitutionality of private law ...

Privacy Enforcement of data protection law remains tall order for new agency

While the law makes it implicit for private and public entities to obtain informed consent from users, processing or transferring their data, numerous loopholes can be exploited. According to the...

Privacy Spy, Law Enforcement Agencies Step Up U.S. Election Security Measures

WASHINGTON — U.S. spy and law enforcement agencies on Friday said they had strengthened procedures for informing Congress, state and local governments, private business and the public about foreign...

Privacy Proposed Bill Establishes Federal Digital Privacy Enforcement Agency

The agency would be tasked with enforcing privacy protections and investigating abuses. The Online Privacy Act is designed to fuel innovation, while restoring trust in technology companies and ...

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 Federal Court Rules there is no Taking if the Police Destroy an Innocent Person's House During a Law Enforcement Operation

And we further hold that this distinction remains dispositive in cases that, like this one, involve the direct physical appropriation or invasion of private property…. The court is right to point...

Privacy Private SUV resembles Osceola law enforcement vehicle, motorists claim

Other motorists have expressed similar thoughts on social media. Under Florida statutes, it is unlawful for anyone but law enforcement to own or operate a motor vehicle marked with words such as ...

Privacy Flock Safety partners with Genetec Inc.: Enables private citizens to help law enforcement agencies around the country proactively solve more crime

The companies will integrate their solutions, the Genetec Citigraf TM decision support system and Flock Safety’s ALPR system, to pave the way for private citizens to help law enforcement agencies ...

Privacy Othram Launches Forensic Genealogy Service for Law Enforcement

"We're excited to provide forensic genealogy to law enforcement as part of an all-inclusive package with a dedicated software development team and a forensic sequencing lab.," said Mr. Redgrave....

Privacy California bans law enforcement from using facial recognition software for the next 3 years

these systems are meant to connect to a database wherein police officers have access to the private details of any citizen. Here’s a graphic showing what kind of information law enforcement ...

Privacy U.S. and Australia begin talks on law enforcement data-sharing agreement

Facebook has been a valuable partner to law enforcement, and filed 16.8 million reports to ... End-to-end encryption would prevent anyone other than the participants from seeing the contents of ...

Privacy Facebook and top law enforcement officials battle over end-to-end encryption

Top law enforcement officials are urging Facebook ... announced the following privacy principles it would focus on: private interactions, encryption, reducing permanence, safety, interoperability ...

Privacy Amid pressure for gun control, Republicans cite lagging enforcement of existing laws

While many gun control and domestic abuse activists say they want better enforcement of existing laws, some see the Republican proposals as an effort to deflect attention from legal "loopholes"...

Privacy Amid criticism, Pa. law enforcement confiscated $15 million in property in FY 18

A recent report from the Pennsylvania Attorney General shows that law enforcement across the state made over ... up in such a seizure rarely find it worth the cost of retaining a private lawyer to ...

Privacy Law enforcement's encryption dilemma

Federal law enforcement authorities in the U.S., as ... Platforms like WhatsApp and Viber help smartphone users keep their personal data private but can also be exploited for nefarious purposes.

Privacy Public safety: Behind the scenes look at how first responders, law enforcement train

APPLETON -- Have you ever wondered what type of training goes into working in law enforcement ... the unique training needs of public and private agencies in law enforcement, firefighting ...

Privacy American mass shooters exploit background check errors, poor enforcement, private purchases; most get guns legally

Authorities believe Seth Aaron Ator evaded the background check system by purchasing the weapon he used through a private transaction. They searched a home in Lubbock that they believe is...

Privacy Editorial: Police body cams are for restoring public faith in law enforcement, not surveillance

The keys to its benefits and dangers are the laws that dictate how the power can be wielded ... to strike between privacy — being free of state intrusions into one’s private life and being assured ...

Privacy Two New York Men Arrested for Allegedly Doxing Dozens of Law Enforcement Officers: Prosecutors

Two men from New York have been arrested for allegedly posting private information of more than three dozens law enforcement officers, including their home addresses and social security numbers, ...

Privacy Law enforcement should have privacy standards for automated license plate reader systems | Opinion

This has brought into question a state entity having the capability to collect what American citizens may consider private information, especially if they are law-abiding citizens – which most ...