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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 ...

Privacy Google settles three lawsuits over age discrimination, minors & illegal Wi-Fi hotspot data

A more recent Street View car. The company has agreed to pay $13 million to privacy advocacy groups, and destroy collected data, according to The Australian. While capturing Street View imagery ...

Privacy Cellhpone Customers Sue At&T And Data Brokers, Claiming Illegal Sale Of Location Data

Three Northern California residents sued AT&T Inc. and two data brokers in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday, claiming the companies illegally sold their private cellphone location data....

Privacy Office 365 declared illegal in German schools due to privacy risks

Last week, the German state of Hesse declared that its schools may not legally use the Office 365 cloud product. Hesse is one of the sixteen federal states of Germany, with a population of roughly ...

Privacy Australia's biggest private health insurers illegally rejected thousands of claims

Private health insurers routinely refuse to pay hospital bills ... that the authorities say nothing to the public after finding health insurers breaking the law,” the whistleblower said. “I believe...

Privacy Commentary: What Rights do Illegal Immigrants Have to Digital Privacy?

Immigrants often do not know their rights regarding online privacy, as they’ve been conditioned to be cautious of digital devices and platforms all-together. Achieving Success When Collecting ...

Privacy Opinion: Illegal Immigrants and Privacy

Immigrants often do not know their rights regarding online privacy, as they've been conditioned to be cautious of digital devices and platforms all-together. Achieving Success When Collecting ...

Privacy AT&T denies that selling phone location data was illegal as FCC investigates

This is an issue that affects the privacy and security of every American with a wireless phone. It is chilling to think what a black market for this data could mean in the hands of criminals ...

Privacy Bayer's Monsanto investigated in France over illegal data

We do not accept any unethical behavior in our company," Bayer said in a statement. "That applies obviously for the data privacy regulations in the respective countries as well." Monsanto has been ...

Privacy Amazon Accused of Using Echo Dot Kids to Illegally Collect Data on Children

Echo Dot Kids Edition is said to violate the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, known as COPPA.

Privacy Austria Drafts Law That Makes It Illegal To Leave Internet Comments Anonymously

Online comments, despite being just words ... thus preventing the law from having any effect on them. There is also the issue of privacy since an address is required, which means that there will be...

Privacy Pregnancy club fined £400,000 for illegally sharing data of over 14 million people

An independent data specialist is due to be hired to perform an annual survey to ensure that Bounty does not cross the line when it comes to user data and privacy again.

Privacy Pregnancy club Bounty fined £400,000 for illegally sharing 14 million people's data

And its breached data protection laws by sharing personal information with a number of organisations without being fully clear with people that it might do so. The investigation found that for...

Privacy A New Bill Could Make It Illegal For Online Platforms To Exploit Users With ‘Dark Patterns’

There’s a dark pattern named after Mr. Mark Zuckerberg himself called “privacy Zuckering” and refers to practices that deceive people into sharing more information about themselves than they intend...