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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 Facebook sends legal warning to developer who made an Instagram location-tracking app to demonstrate data issues

A buzzy startup was caught saving millions of users' data, and now Instagram is cracking down on other developers.

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 Consumer Confidential: FasTrak agencies may have sold out your privacy. Now they want legal immunity

However, not all privacy violations alleged in the lawsuits involve technical ... say, having people check a box online, which can easily be done by mistake. I pointed this out to Allen. “I’ll look...

Privacy Column: FasTrak agencies may have sold out your privacy. Now they want legal immunity

Transit authorities statewide have been targeted with lawsuits alleging that, among other privacy violations, information from toll-road transponders — think FasTrak — is being used to illegally ...

Privacy Digital Transformation: Beware the Legal Details

Simply put, employees are more likely to fall to a bad actor during a digital transformation. That will hold little sway with regulators that monitor privacy and cyber breaches. “A company not only...

Privacy Unhappy customer asked to sign legal agreement not to write a bad review

A spokesperson for OGC declined CBC's request for an interview, and said they would not discuss any specific project due to privacy concerns. In an emailed statement, the spokesperson explained the...

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 Just Ask Us: Do police have data on whether guns used in crimes were obtained legally?

A: There is a federal database that has some data on a gun’s purchase history ... But that’s where the information stops, Anderson noted. Private sellers — such as pawnshops, gun shows or ...

Privacy JYP Entertainment Takes Legal Action Against Online Harassment Of 2PM Members

On July 31, JYP Entertainment announced that they are taking legal action against invasions of privacy and other forms of online harassment perpetrated against the members of 2PM. The statement...

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 Hazy Legal Territory Forged With California Digital-Privacy Law

Facebook’s data center in Pineville, Oregon. (CN) – The California Consumer Privacy Act takes effect Jan. 1, 2020, with major implications for a raft of businesses who collect, store, trade and...

Privacy Privacy Group Files Legal Challenge to Facebook’s $5 Billion F.T.C. Settlement

A prominent public interest research group is challenging the Federal Trade Commission’s $5 billion privacy settlement with Facebook in court, calling it an unjustified victory for the tech giant...

Privacy Private equity and the rapid pace of change in legal technology

Law firms spend around four billion dollars on legal tech in ... Ari Kaplan: What can a legal technology company do to attract interest from a private equity firm? Thomas Martin: What we typically ...

Privacy The Latest: FTC Head Says Legal Powers on Privacy Are Weak

a researcher collected personal data on as many as 87 million Facebook users without their knowledge or consent. 9:15 a.m. The two Democratic commissioners who dissented in the Federal Trade ...

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 Chamber Legal Study Says Private Suits Over Privacy Don’t Help Consumers

Statutes allowing plaintiff lawyers to enforce privacy laws through private rights of action are clogging courts and provide no real benefit to consumers, a report from the U.S. Chamber of...

Privacy Congress Needs to Sync Banking Laws, Legal Pot Financing

Construction companies, accounting and law firms, and real estate agents -- just to name ... are being snuffed out by deep-pocketed private equity firms that have the institutional money and...

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....