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Privacy Privacy policies developed by main federal parties meet bare minimum required by new law

They must also include a statement on a party’s use of personal information gleaned from online activity and its use of cookies. Privacy commissioner Daniel Therrien has panned the new provisions, ...

Privacy Federal parties' privacy policies meet bare minimum required by new law

Privacy commissioner Daniel Therrien has panned the new provisions, particularly the failure to require oversight by his office or some other independent third party that could investigate and rule...

Privacy Federal court: Facebook's facial recognition violates privacy

Aug. 9 (UPI) --Facebook's facial recognition data, used to identify friends tagged in photos, violates the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday. The...

Privacy California privacy law sets national agenda as federal talks fizzle

But some privacy bills remain in play ... this is not actually going to end the internet as we know it, so that's workable.'" In Washington, lawmakers from both parties say they have not given up...

Privacy Who should regulate privacy? Federal and state lawmakers diverge on consumer data protection

Washington State Sen. Reuven Carlyle, U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, and State Rep. Zack Hodgins discuss privacy at an event in Seattle. (GeekWire Photo / Monica Nickelsburg) There’s growing consensus...

Privacy Watchdog complaint alleges Kobach fundraising email violated federal law

And if Kobach’s campaign paid less than fair market value for the list, “that would also be a prohibited private benefit to the campaign, which would violate federal tax law,” Mayer said. “So the...

Privacy The Federal Data Strategy demands the right infrastructure

However, the potential uses of data extend past federal agencies themselves. Non-federal users, from academics to businesses to private citizens, also stand to benefit greatly. However ...

Privacy The difference between California gun laws and federal guns laws? Plenty

Federal law imposes the same requirement for gun dealers but not for sales between private parties and other transactions, the so-called gun-show loophole. A provision of Prop. 63, effective this ...

Privacy Facebook reaches privacy agreement with Federal Trade Commission after US$5bn fine

A privacy review of every new product or service will be required, which must be submitted to a third-party assessor every quarter. Facebook will also be required to obtain purpose and use ...

Privacy Federal Judge Blocks Arkansas Anti-Abortion Laws for Now

welcomed Judge Baker’s ruling and vowed to continue fighting to have the laws struck down. “Personal medical decisions are just that — personal — and politicians have no business barging into...

Privacy U.S. Lawmakers Balk at $700 Million Equifax Fine, Renew Calls for a Federal Data Breach Law

“It also shows that we need a comprehensive data privacy and security law to ensure companies are designing their systems to protect consumer privacy for the start, minimizing the personal ...

Privacy Ohio AG to review federal access to driver's license photo database

The attorney general directed his staff to report back to him within 30 days after he directed the review. When more information is known, his office will chart a course designed to balance safety ...

Privacy Federal regulators eye update to rules governing kids’ privacy and the Internet

Federal regulators this week began considering ways to update and potentially expand enforcement of the country’s kids online privacy law, questioning whether swift advances in technology have ...

Privacy FaceApp gets federal attention as Sen. Schumer raises alarm on data use

users must provide the company full and irrevocable access to their personal photos and data. According to its privacy policy, users grant FaceApp license to use or publish content shared with the ...

Privacy Verizon Executive Calls for Federal Privacy Rules on 5G

As Verizon rolls out speedy 5G mobile service across the U.S., it's also preparing for heightened privacy concerns over the increased amounts of data that devices will be able to collect about ...

Privacy Landlords file federal lawsuit to block New York rent control laws

They said the law — adopted by the State Legislature and signed by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo in June — amounted to illegal taking of private property. Landlords also said the law deters landlords from ...

Privacy Apple’s push for a federal privacy law is reportedly hurting state efforts

Apple is undeniably one of the technology industry’s most public advocates for user privacy, but behind the scenes, the company’s efforts aren’t necessarily as aligned with users ...

Privacy Michael Beckerman: Why do we need a federal privacy law? Ask the data brokers selling your information

It’s an experience we’ve all had before: telemarketers calling during dinner or mailers show up from the postman, targeting us for products that we don’t need or want. Imagine a member of the...

Privacy New federal laws on PFAS could generate big price tag for 3M

WASHINGTON – New federal laws will soon address a national chemical pollution ... The extent of the federal response to PFAS suggests the scope of the problem both for public health and private ...

Privacy Federal Court: Duggar Sister Privacy Lawsuit Can Proceed

SPRINGDALE, Ark. — A federal appeals court has ruled that a lawsuit filed by four reality show sisters can proceed against an Arkansas city that released confidential information about their...