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  1. 129 out of 150 A/NZ websites fail Online Trust Alliance auditRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | ComputerWorld

    Some 129 of 150 Australian and New Zealand websites audited by not-for-profit organisation Online Trust Alliance failed to meet consumer protection, data privacy or cyber security criteria, according to a report released this week. OTA performed the audit during August and September 2014.

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  2. NSA privacy director defends agency's surveillanceRead the original story

    26 min ago | ComputerWorld

    The U.S. National Security Agency's surveillance programs are legal and under close scrutiny by other parts of the government, the agency's internal privacy watchdog said Monday in an online Q&A. The NSA operates under rules that "ensure that its activities fall within the parameters of the Constitution," Richards wrote when asked why she believes the surveillance programs are constitutional.

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  3. Slack now letting employers tap workers' private chatsRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | ComputerWorld

    ... computers could be looked at later. But Slack , by virtue of it being a chat service, will undoubtedly raise privacy concerns here, especially among people who use its private messaging functions. The feature seems at odds with the company's own ...

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  4. Gehan Gunasekara: Bumbling officials wrong to play privacy cardRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Privacy rules - whether real or imagined - are inevitably cited as an excuse when bureaucratic bungling occurs in relation to managing people and information. This was evident when the Prime Minister unveiled yet another investigation into government conduct, this time in relation to the brazen flight from parole of convicted murderer Phillip Smith to Brazil.

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  5. Reign in Those Investors, Uber: Leave PR to the PR PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | FindLaw

    ... concerns about how much access Uber staff have to customer information, Uber agreed to appoint Harriet Pearson , a privacy expert with the law firm Hogan Lovells, to review its data privacy program. Good, good, but there were some rogue elements who ...

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  6. Internet access should be a human right: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Raw Story

    ... taking a lead role. The survey also found that Internet users worldwide are increasingly concerned about online privacy (64 percent), and feared hacking of their bank accounts and theft of their private data such as photos and messages. North ...

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  7. New Google Initiative Enables Ad-Free Browsing on Certain Sites for a Monthly FeeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... same cut from each donation that it typically charges advertisers to display their ads. There is also an enticing privacy component to the initiative in that Google Contributors, who will become exempt from targeted online ads, would therefore no ...

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  8. VIDEO: Colo. school resource officer hits studentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBS News

    ... they were not cited for attacking the police officer, according to the Gazette. The district spokesperson, citing privacy concerns, declined to comment on the students' punishments. However, both girls reportedly received three-day suspensions, ...

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  9. Federal Trade Commission Announces Settlement with TRUSTe Over Privacy Seal ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | JD Supra

    On November 17, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission announced a settlement with True Ultimate Standards Everywhere resolving allegations that TRUSTe failed to conduct annual recertifications for its privacy seal program and perpetuated a misrepresentation that it was a non-profit entity. 1 The FTC alleged that these practices were deceptive and in violation of Section 5 of the FTC Act.

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  10. Breaking up Google is just one possible antritrust option, EU lawmakers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ITworld

    ... and benefit from digital innovation and creative enterprises. Loek is Amsterdam Correspondent and covers online privacy, intellectual property, online payment issues as well as EU technology policy and regulation for the IDG News Service. Follow him ...

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  11. Internet access considered human right; multi-stakeholder governance...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... today in Ottawa, Canada. According to responses, two thirds of Internet users are more concerned today about online privacy than they were compared to one year ago (64%). When given a choice of various governance sources for the Internet, the ...

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  12. Connecticut Supreme Court Issues Decision That Could Expand State Law ...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | JD Supra

    ... claims for negligence and negligent infliction of emotional distress where a health care provider breached patient privacy in the course of complying with a subpoena, and (2) whether HIPAA could inform the standard of care applied to common-law ...

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  13. New Global Debt Registry Service Demystifies Debt Collection Landscape for ConsumersRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... organization led by senior executives from the banking industry with deep experience in compliance and data privacy. Global Debt Registry is funded by a US based, $5 Billion private equity firm. For more information, visit: ...

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  14. FTC, Apple & Health-Data PrivacyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NewsFactor

    ... data are used. Apple confirmed that it has met with the FTC for run-of-the-mill discussions about its products and privacy, and two people familiar with the matter told Reuters that Apple representatives have assured agency officials the company ...

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  15. Former Teacher Sentenced for Sex with MinorRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Santa Barbara Independent

    ... Blanca headmaster Rob Hereford. Hereford said in August he could not comment further on the matter, citing employee privacy policy. Since being charged earlier this year, Beck continued to be active in the drama world, and he pursued a degree at the ...

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  16. [Ticker] EPP backs passanger data pact with CanadaRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | EUobserver

    ... n Tuesday on whether the European Court of Justice should issue an opinion on the proposed agreement, given its data privacy implications.

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  17. 5 essentials of effective cloud data integration, a customer perspectiveRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

    ... data masking (dynamic data masking for role-based security in production environments, passive data masking for data privacy in development sandboxes) and support for advanced security standards. Cloud integration is a complex undertaking, but you ...

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  18. Report: College judicial boards work secretivelyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Crescent-News.com

    ... records in these cases to be public. Officials with the U.S. Department of Education, which enforces the student-privacy law that is frequently and improperly used to restrict access, declined interview requests, the newspaper reported. Ohio ...

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  19. FAA is preparing stringent rules for commercial drone operatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... reported plan includes more restrictive regulation than previously expected by drone supporters and doesn't address privacy concerns over the uses of remote-controlled aircraft. The FAA reportedly plans to regulate every drone that weighs fewer than ...

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  20. FAA's proposed drone rules to impose heavy limits on commercial useRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Ars Technica

    ... commercial flights, the expected rules are more restrictive than drone supporters sought and wouldn't address privacy concerns over the use of drones." FAA policies currently allow hobbyist or recreational use of drones, but not commercial use. A ...

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