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  1. NYC Jumps on Band Wagon Limiting Employer Use of Credit History in Making Employment DecisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | JD Supra

    One of the earliest U.S. privacy laws applicable to private entities was the Fair Credit Reporting Act , enacted in 1970. The FCRA placed substantial requirements on the use of background checks and credit information for consumer and employment purposes.


  2. Revised data retention sought by Merkel cabinetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | Deutsche Welle

    ... on data retention for police probes into severe crimes. Telecoms would log phone and Internet usage for 10 weeks. Privacy advocates and publishers are strongly opposed. Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition sought on Wednesday to work around two ...


  3. Steve Duin blog: Kurt Higgins selling his Happy Valley homeRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago |

    Kurt Higgins has a pending offer in the sale of his Happy Valley home, where police say he attempted to film two 18-year-old girls while they spent a weekend house sitting for him last July. Higgins, 52, was arraigned last week in Clackamas County court on three counts of attempted invasion of personal privacy.


  4. AdBlock Plus again declared legal by a German courtRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | ComputerWorld

    ... win for every Internet user." It confirms that each individual has the right to block annoying ads, protect their privacy and, by extension, determine his or her own Internet experience, he added. The company said it will keep working with ...


  5. 3 Lessons Learned from Internet Week New YorkRead the original story

    57 min ago | Oracle

    ... to ask the people I was interviewing - I really felt like I was being useful for our customers. First and foremost, privacy and big data dominated nearly every conversation. As consumers, we're generating a lot of data points across multiple ...


  6. Potential Drawback Of Police Body CamerasRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Should police be equipped with body cameras that record their behavior and interaction when responding to an incident? Should the cameras be on all the time or should they have to be activated by the officer? We dove into those questions and personal privacy implications on WIBX First News with Keeler in the Morning this week with Jimmy Angelino, a former cop who is now an attorney.


  7. With Deadline in Sight, Senate Scrambles on Patriot ActRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Common Dreams

    ... Senate will embrace any of those bills after overwhelmingly rejecting two of them so recently-and that's just what privacy advocates are hoping for . The USA Freedom Act has gotten a lukewarm reception by digital rights organizations like Fight for ...


  8. Art Trumps Privacy of Lensman's NeighborsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Courthouse News Service

    A New York couple cannot prevail on their privacy claim against a photographer because he turned his photos into a work of art, a state appeals court ruled. Arne Svenson began his project, "The Neighbors," by aiming his high-powered camera lens from his own apartment through the window of Martha and Matthew Foster in a nearby building.


  9. Nexar app promises to steer you clear of bad driversRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | USA Today

    ... says Nexar CEO Eran Shir. You'll receive an alert if a dangerous driver is nearby. The app would seem to raise some privacy concerns. As Code interviewer Walt Mossberg quipped: "This is an invasion of privacy for bad drivers." There are numerous ...


  10. Facebook is in hot water again with the European Union for its privacy settingsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Digital Trends

    First, the not-for-profit branch of Mark Zuckerberg's was accused of violating Net neutrality standards. But now, Zuckerberg's pet project is the least of Facebook's concerns, as the social media giant faces the wrath of the European Union, which is currently investigating whether Facebook's privacy settings are in violation of the EU's code.


  11. iOS 9 to Gain New 'Proactive' Lifestyle Management Feature With Augmented Reality MapsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MacRumors

    ... This feature will let Proactive and Siri index apps, but full Siri access will not be permitted due to privacy concerns. Today's report warns that the above mentioned features might not make it into iOS 9, or that the features listed above could be ...


  12. DJI and Accel Launch SkyFund to Seed Innovation Across the UAV EcosystemRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | DVDCreation Reviews

    ... matters facing modern UAV companies, including regulatory affairs, robotics and AI leadership, developer evangelism, privacy concerns and best practices in scaling large, enduring technology businesses. Inaugural members of the advisory board ...


  13. NYPD Denies Request for Files Related to Fatal Manhattan Curb-Jump CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    ... On May 19, NYPD Lieutenant Richard Mantellino rejected the request, citing "an unwarranted invasion of personal privacy." NYPD could have released the records with personal information redacted, but instead denied our request outright. Mantellino's ...


  14. EU plans mandatory cross-border rules to fight corporate tax evasionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

    ... EU countries, is set to reveal detailed tax plans on June 17. 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 ...


  15. How Your Cell Phone Knows If You've Been Laid OffRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    ... rchers don't have access to any U.S. data, nor do they have ongoing records from the European nation - there's major privacy concerns even if the data could be anonymized. So, for now, the research is simply proof of concept.


  16. The Catch-22 Of Programmatic In-H...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MediaPost

    ... over the control they cede in using programmatic," to quote Econsultancy. About one-quarter (23%) said "data privacy" is holding them back from spending more via programmatic, while 16% cited a lack of transparency and 13% take issue with brand ...


  17. To protect 'digital sovereignty,' Russia threatens to block Google, FacebookRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... challenge of encryption, which companies are increasingly upgrading in the post-Edward Snowden era to satisfy the privacy concerns of customers. In Russia, authorities are fighting back with a tough law that comes into effect Sept. 1, requiring all ...


  18. How Google Makes Sure Google Now Is Useful, Personal, And Efficient--And Not CreepyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Fast Company

    ... on this particular trip than he did. ""We've been pretty clear about two things," Chennapragada says, addressing privacy concerns. "One, making sure that the user is in control. All of this is an opt-in feature. You've got to say 'Yeah, yeah, I want ...


  19. Sailthru's Lead Database Engineer, Dr. Jeffrey Berger, to Present...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Freshnews

    ... and headquartered in New York City, Sailthru is recognized for its industry-leading practices promoting consumer privacy and security by the Online Trade Association (OTA) and is on their 2013 Honor Roll. Sailthru has been named #30 on the annual ...


  20. FCC Releases Enforcement Advisory - Tells Broadband Providers...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | JD Supra

    FCC Releases Enforcement Advisory - Tells Broadband Providers to Take "Reasonable, Good Faith" Steps to Protect Consumer Privacy in Absence of Rules Come June 12, unless stayed by a federal court, broadband Internet service providers will be subject to expanded requirements to protect consumer privacy and new limitations on the use of customer data under the FCC's recent Open Internet Order .