(Taubin / (CC-BY-2.0)) Having failed to secure a bill outlawing the encryption of private data, the FBI and Justice Department are now “engaged in a multi-pronged attack on all sorts of other privacy rights – this time, with much less...Show More Summary
Less than 24 hours after the controversial Investigatory Power Bill passed through the U.K. House of Commons, former Foreign Secretary William Hague has said he believes there should be no “absolute right to privacy.” The bill, referred...Show More Summary
US senators Patrick Leahy and Mike Lee called on the US Senate to protect the privacy rights of Americans by passing a bill to outlaw warrantless searches of emails and information stored in the cloud.
North Carolina’s adoption of the so-called “bathroom bill” (House Bill 2, also known as the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act) on March 23 has been rightly denounced for building bias and discrimination into state law and barring cities from extending protections for transgender individuals. Show More Summary
Some critics worry the bill would allow invasion of privacy.
UK rights campaign group Privacy International has hit out at lawmakers in the UK House of Parliament for abstaining on a vote to amend the controversial Investigatory Powers draft bill despite many describing it as flawed, Sputnik has been told.
A Tennessee House subcommittee held hearings today on bill that would protect the physical privacy of students in public school restrooms. HB 2414 seeks to protect the privacy rights of all students, but especially those who have suffered sexual trauma. Show More Summary
US lawmakers are attempting to secure the passage of a controversial cybersecurity bill by quietly adding it to a must-pass omnibus spending package, digital rights group Fight for the Future announced on Tuesday.
Britain’s new draft bill giving new surveillance powers to security and intelligence agencies is a severe violation of fundamental human rights, co-director of privacy advocacy group Code Red, Simon Davies, told Sputnik on Thursday.
By Nadia Prupis / Common Dreams Joining privacy rights groups in opposition to surveillance bill, Snowden says CISA is “not going to make us any safer.”
Apple this evening has continued its outspoken attitude when it comes to protection of user rights and privacy. The Washington Post reports that the company has spoken out against a controversial cybersecurity bill that, if passed, would give the government a variety of new powers to access user data. Supporters of the bill say that […]
Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against Gawker Media over the publication of the former professional wrestler’s sex tape is the latest case that pits a celebrity’s privacy rights against the Bill of Rights....
The one group missing in the conversation about student privacy rights is the very group the proposed laws are designed to protect. If you read the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) or the proposed bills, including...Show More Summary
?Brazil’s groundbreaking digital rights bill that aims to protect citizens' privacy and uphold net neutrality rules, known as “Marco Civil”, is about to get beefed up with a second round of legislation. Now, the Motion Picture Association...Show More Summary
Following up on his historic visit to the FTC in January during which President Obama laid out his privacy and data security agenda, the administration released a discussion draft of the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act (the “Act”) on February 27, 2015.
The Student Digital Privacy and Parental Rights Act would place constraints on how education technology companies use or disclose students’ personal information.
The White House’s proposed Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights, released on Feb. 27, drew immediate fire from both tech companies and privacy advocates. Now it’s taking heat from closer to home.
No peeping, says the state house. risteski goce/Shutterstock Legislators Move to Restrict Drones: "The Washington state House of Representatives passed a series of bills Wednesday to strengthen privacy rights against emerging incursions from surveillance technology and drone aircraft," the AP reports. Show More Summary
The White House on Friday debuted its proposed Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act, which would provide additional statutory protection for sensitive consumer information like Social Security numbers and mandate that holders of such information have to provide consumers with notice about privacy and security practices. As predicated, no one......
The White House published a draft of the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act three years in the making late February, but not all privacy advocacy groups are satisfied.