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  1. a Creepya Decision on Up-Skirt Filming SlammedRead the original story

    31 min ago | Scoop

    Family First NZ says that a discharge without conviction given to a man who filmed up a woman's dress in a Wellington department store is a 'creepy' decision that should concern all people who value their privacy. "This decision by Judge Bruce Davidson is a creepy decision and sends the wrong message at a time when there is huge concern around the use of technology to breach personal privacy.


  2. Mich GOP goes to the gutter, mailer asks people to call Dem candidate's mother who is in hospiceRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Daily Kos

    ... a suffering woman who deserves peace and comfort is beyond the pale. Their lack of ethics and contempt for personal privacy is just another reason for people to question what - or better, who - the Republican Party stands for, so that they can make ...


  3. Hearing on policy for transgender high school athletes draws supporters, detractorsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TwinCities

    ... and schools have raised concerns about the ambiguity of this policy. How does this policy protect physical and privacy rights of non-transgender students?" Jason Adkins, executive director of the Minnesota Catholic Conference said, "The process ...


  4. ACM 274: LOL Windows 10, Privacy Has Value, Protesting and JailbreakingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Mac Observer

    ... sorting out exactly how Microsoft comes up with its product version numbers. The also have plenty to say about privacy, law enforcement lamenting iOS 8's smartphone encryption, the role of social networks in government protests, and the dangers of ...


  5. Eric Holder: Apple, Google Not Giving Law Enforcement Access to...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    "It is fully possible to permit law enforcement to do its job while still adequately protecting personal privacy," Holder said during a speech at the Biannual Global Alliance Conference Against Child Sexual Abuse Online in Washington. When a child is in danger, law enforcement needs to be able to take every legally available step to quickly find and protect them and to stop those who abuse children, Holder said.


  6. Is a new phone app a legitimate way to ensure consent?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GlobalNews

    ... to Brown, because the option "good to go" fails to specifically outline what sexual acts are being referenced. Data privacy was a conern for potential users as well. Their emails and phone numbers are stored indefinitely by the company, along with ...


  7. Cyberbullying bill C-13 moves on despite Supreme Court decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... broad and vague. The bill also grants immunity to telecoms that voluntarily hand over data, a sticking point raising privacy concerns. The Supreme Court's Spencer decision in June ruled that warrants are generally required when seeking subscriber ...


  8. Cedars-Sinai says number of patient files in data breach much higherRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... allow the data to be stored unencrypted on an employee's laptop," said Marc Rotenberg, president of the Electronic Privacy Information Center in Washington, D.C. Cedars-Sinai had said in August that the laptop contained the records of at least 500 ...


  9. German Privacy Watchdog Asks Goog...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | MediaPost

    ... arch. The move comes as Google has been facing stricter regulations from European governments in regards to consumer privacy.


  10. Furious Arguments in Facebook Privacy CaseRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

    In a case with major implications for privacy in Internet communications, a federal judge heard arguments from Facebook and a class who claim the social network illegally scans private messages for content it can use for targeted advertising. No case has ever claimed Facebook users have property rights as far as their Facebook messages are concerned.


  11. Connecticut lawmakers mull drone regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SFGate

    Connecticut lawmakers say they are weighing public safety benefits against privacy rights as they take another stab at drafting regulations for drones. The Legislative Program Review and Investigations Committee on Wednesday heard a staff report on how other states and the federal government are dealing with unmanned aircraft.


  12. Brown made a mistake with drone vetoRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Lake County Record-Bee

    Gov. Jerry Brown blew a golden opportunity to help Californians preserve the privacy they need Sunday when he vetoed a bill making it illegal to use drones to spy on residents without a warrant. This leaves the state vulnerable to what would be an even bigger mistake - a complete ban of drone use by law enforcement officials, similar to the two-year moratorium already enacted in Virginia.


  13. Spy Phone Service Lets You Monitor Your Girlfriend or Boyfriends Conversations, Location and MoreRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Release News

    ... as long as the subscription was bought for. Basic membership grants one months membership. Their has been several privacy concerns about the use of this system. Their website states that anyone who purcheses the software must let the target person ...


  14. Ello is a referendum on personal data-driven web advertisingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | VentureBeat

    ... me for invites to join Ello. "Ello is picking up users for two key reasons," says Rob Shavell, CEO of the online privacy tech company Abine. "One: More and more people are aware they're the product of social networks and all ad-driven businesses and ...


  15. GOP rep: 'Don't overlook' Ebola patients' travel historiesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... types of health issues. "It is troubling and, of course, we don't know the details of the visit and with patient privacy protections it's not likely we'll learn a lot," he said. "But, yes, it is concerning and certainly the takeaway for anyone who's ...


  16. With Ebola, the Public's Right to Know Trumps Patient PrivacyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Wired

    ... Texas is that it occurred in a man who travelled here from Liberia to visit his family. And that is about it. Privacy is a crucial value in medicine, but in times of potential panic and fear, privacy has to yield to securing public trust and ...


  17. What do we need to make IoT security a reality?Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | TechTarget

    ... (lack of transport encryption, insecure Web interface, authorization and software protection issues) and privacy concerns. The race to market for new devices means that security is not included in the design, or it is severely limited or poorly ...


  18. California Continues to Regulate Privacy and Advertising to Minors in ...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |

    ... Jerry Brown signed SB 1177 into law, effective Jan 1, 2015. See Governor Brown Issues Legislative Update . The new privacy and advertising regulation goes beyond FERPA, the federal student privacy law, and existing state student privacy laws that ...


  19. Google Runs Afoul of German Privacy LawsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    ... data from Google's services lets the company assemble nearly comprehensive personal records, which violates European privacy rules. "For such an extensive profiling that combines all data there is no justification in either German national or ...


  20. Startup Looks to Help Cab Companies EvolveRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily News

    ... help boost the service and customer experience in an industry "known for inconsistent service, concerns about data privacy and outdated payment systems." Ham Smythe IV, president of Yellow Cab, Checker Cab and Premier Transportation of Memphis, said ...