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Privacy California Class-Action Lawsuit Accuses TikTok of Illegally Harvesting Data and Sending It to China

neglected their duty to handle user data with care and knowingly violated a slew of statutes governing data gathering and the right to privacy. Hong is seeking punitive damages and injunctions on...

Privacy Lawsuits allege Amazon Web Services illegally stored biometric data obtained by customers

accusing it of violating the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act. The use of biometric identification, such as fingerprint, facial and retina scans, has become more common in the workplace,...

Privacy French privacy regulator finds facial recognition gates in schools illegal

The intention to use facial recognition integrated in biometric gates at two high schools in France was heavily criticized and opposed by digital rights groups, parents and teachers’ unions, writes...

Privacy Revealed: The fearsome data targeting machine that will power Labour's next election campaign – and why it might be illegal

Labour could be breaching privacy laws by using a "data broker" to profile British voters in order to target them with social media adverts, leaked documents reveal. Internal instruction manuals...

Privacy Charlotte County, Sarasota County deputies accused of illegally sharing private gun owner info

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A gun owner's rights advocacy group accused the Charlotte County and Sarasota County Sheriff's Offices of illegally sharing private gun owner information with other law ...

Privacy Former Solicitor Accused of Illegally Accessing Computer Network for Private Clients

Georgia law prohibits full-time employees of county solicitors general from engaging in the private practice of law. Part-time solicitors are allowed to have private law practices, but they may not...

Privacy Street checks are illegal, concludes independent legal review

They say street checks are not authorized under the Nova Scotia Police Act, and they also put an individual's privacy rights in question. Their review says under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms,...

Privacy FISA court: FBI use of NSA's electronic surveillance data was illegal

A US court ruled that some of the FBI's electronic surveillance activities violated the constitutional privacy rights of Americans ... another six years of data collection, and according to ...

Privacy iPhone users may get £750 each from Google over ‘illegal’ data snooping

The claim alleges that Google bypassed privacy settings on Apple iPhone handsets between August 2011 and February 2012 and used data to divide people into categories for advertisers. Mr Lloyd...

Privacy Blue & White to Joint List: Will repeal illegal construction law

Erez Kaminitz. The phenomenon of illegal construction on public and private land has plagued the state for many years. Every year thousands of buildings are erected throughout Israel in...

Privacy Cafe Aylanto raid was illegal as police, Excise cannot raid private property: lawyer

The action against Cafe Aylanto was illegal as the police cannot raid a private property according to law, a senior lawyer has said. Commenting on the legal implications of the raid on the popular ...

Privacy UK privacy regulator calls on brands to stop ‘bankrolling’ illegal activities

That's the view of the UK's privacy regulator, which is cracking down on illegal data use and is asking brands to think seriously about the role they play in funding a murky, unethical and ...

Privacy DOJ Is Illegally Withholding Records About Phone Location Data Collection, Lawsuit Claims

The Electronic Information Privacy Center (EPIC ... noting that collection of data under the Wiretap Act is conversely subject to detailed public reporting requirements. EPIC explains that ...

Privacy California ends law that made it illegal to refuse to help a police officer

The law punished any “able-bodied person 18 years of age or older ... “There are situations in which a peace officer might look to private persons for assistance in matters of emergency or risks to...

Privacy Portland parking enforcement open to ‘favoritism’ and ‘illegal conduct,’ review finds

The negotiation is held in a large, open area where privacy is not guaranteed ... said the court was aware that a review was taking place but had not seen the report. Upon being provided a copy by...

Privacy New program to help Ohio law enforcement differentiate between legal hemp, illegal marijuana

State law defines hemp to include any cannabis products with 0.3 ... at a news conference Tuesday the new program provides funding to help local agencies pay private laboratories to test THC levels...

Privacy Illegal marijuana or legal hemp? Ohio AG Dave Yost offers law enforcement help to tell the difference

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Amid worries over how Ohio’s new legalized hemp law will affect authorities’ ability to prosecute ... local authorities for the cost of having THC testing done at a private lab,...

Privacy The UK illegally copied sensitive personal data from EU databases, but the EU doesn’t seem to care

If there are indeed more data breaches like Commissioner King hints ... Most people have come around to the importance of privacy after revelations of malpractices of big tech companies such ...

Privacy New Delaware Law Targets Illegal Dumping

DOVER, Del. --- A new law in Delaware targets illegal dumping around the state and sets out new penalties for leaving large quantities of refuse on public or private properties. Senate Substitute...

Privacy ‘Revenge porn’ law makes sharing “intimate image” illegal in New York State

“Our laws have not kept pace with technology and ... was taken with a reasonable expectation that the image would remain private.” Those found to have posted or shared revenge porn face ...