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UN resolution puts the US at odds with the rest of the world over mass surveillance

13 hours agoTechnology : Pando Daily

The United Nations on Tuesday passed a resolution determining that privacy is a basic human right, placing the international organization at direct odds with the United States, which voted earlier this month to stop a bill curbing National Security Agency programs from advancing in the Senate. Show More Summary

Local LE Chipping Away at the Fourth Amendment

The Bill of Rights was designed to protect the People from their government. That's quite literally becoming history today as new challenges, now from local law enforcement, chip away at the Fourth Amendment's protections of privacy....Show More Summary

Protecting your privacy online with a digital bill of rights

A Digital Bill of Rights to protect people’s privacy and give them more control over their data online would be introduced as part of a Liberal Democrat manifesto for the next election. The plans also include outlawing ‘revenge porn’ and the posting of intimate or pornographic photographs of a person without their consent.  What protections […]

“BYOD Bill of Rights” May Help Concerns about Privacy

3 months agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

A recent survey about BYOD (“Bring Your Own Device”) resulted in the finding that “78% of employees use their own mobile devices for work” and “the use of personal technology to access corporate data can be solved by better communication between both parties regarding security, data and privacy concerns.” On July 10, 2014 Webroot issued…

Verizon Wireless Capitalizes on Consumer’s Right to FREE Stuff

While Americans are known to value their privacy (it’s an essential freedom guaranteed in the Bill of Rights!), there’s something we value more: free sht. It’s in this spirit that Verizon Wireless launched a nationwide loyalty program...Show More Summary

Bill Maher Defends Sterling and Privacy

The outspoken left-leaning host of Real Time Bill Maher has recently come out in defense of Donald Sterling, not pertaining to his racist remarks, but his right to privacy. Instead of railing against Sterling and the outrageous remarks that got him banned from the NBA for life, Bill Maher decided to take the opportunity to

Maher Defends Sterling’s Right to Privacy: ‘Even If It Makes Me an Ahole’

7 months agoNews : Mediaite

For his last "New Rule" of the night on Friday, Bill Maher used a recent column about Cliven Bundy and Donald Sterling by The Washington Post's Kathleen Parker to stand up for privacy and the Fourth Amendment.

White House Advisors Demand Internet Bill Of Rights

Three months ago President Obama put together a group to study internet privacy, the use of collected data and other concerns to the public, spawned in the light of recent spying concerns risen from the NSA. As the report neared completion, the White House posted a public consultation that the citizens of the U.S. could

White House advisors call for an internet privacy bill of rights

7 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Nintey days ago, President Obama ordered a review about internet privacy, data use and other concerns sparked by the NSA spying revelations. Following a public consultation, the report has now been released by White House counselor John Podesta....

Brazil ratifies an online bill of rights, but it’s not a perfect solution

7 months agoTechnology : Pando Daily

Brazil’s Senate has unanimously passed a bill that promises to protect its citizens’ privacy and guarantee equal access to the Internet. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff ratified the bill and presented it during a conference about the Internet’s future in Sao Paolo earlier this morning. Show More Summary

Brazil passes an internet bill of rights enshrining net neutrality and privacy

7 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

While the world has been deciding who governs the internet, Brazil has been busy establishing internet rules of its own -- and they may just set an example for everyone else. The country has passed a bill of rights that goes some length towards...

Brazil passes detailed internet privacy law

Brazil has passed a comprehensive legislation on internet privacy stating the rights, duties, principles, guarantees for both internet users and service providers here. The lower House of Deputies had passed the bill earlier, and the Senate approved it later yesterday, leaving only the expected signature into law from President Dilma Rousseff. Show More Summary

Web's Creator Calls for Internet Bill of Rights

Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web a quarter-century ago, is calling for an "Internet Users Bill of Rights" to reform the privacy laws, increased censorship and accessibility issues. "We need independence of the webShow More Summary

Tim Berners-Lee calls for online Magna Carta as web turns 25

Credits: CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images Inventor of the World Wide Web says it's time to create an online bill of rights to defend freedom and privacy One-Minute Read Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 10:24am SIR Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor...Show More Summary

Why a ‘Student Privacy Bill of Rights’ is desperately needed

The growing use of technology has allowed for the collection of mass amounts of data on students. Control over personal information has been lost by students and the risks to student privacy have risen dramatically. In this post, Khaliah...Show More Summary

More Than 30 Consumer Groups Urge President To Put Privacy Bill of Rights Into Law

Americans cherish their privacy, but as headline after headline brings alarming news of data breaches, governmental snooping, and data mining, it becomes evident that something needs to be done. That’s why more than 30 civil liberties...Show More Summary

‘Left, Right & Center’: The Ukraine, Facebook and WhatsApp, Climate Change

9 months agoNews : Truthdig

Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other “Left, Right & Center” panelists discuss the political protests in Ukraine, the privacy implications of Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of the texting service WhatsApp and billionaire...Show More Summary

Amendments to Brazil's Bill of Rights for Internet Users Jeopardizes Privacy

Recent amendments to Brazil's pioneer bill of rights for Internet users, the “Marco Civil da Internet” (Internet Civil Rights Framework), put net neutrality and users’ privacy at stake. The bill is expected to be voted on by Congress during the last week of February 2014. Activists have launched an online campaign asking for the...

Procurement Bill of Rights: On Data and Privacy

Categories: Procurement Commentary Tags: Incendiary Tidbits, L1 If the cloud contract is silent, then you’ve pretty much given up your data privacy rights. However, when the cloud-based applications provider is also a cloud-based network provider, you are opening a MUCH larger can of worms. Show More Summary

Rep. Justin Amash vs. Obama on NSA Spying

A debate on the protection of the constitutional right to privacy of all Americans' phone records is happening Wednesday in Congress. Seldom does Congress conduct a debate on the Bill of Rights, yet today there will be discussion on the scope and application of the 4th Amendment of the Constitution dealing with phone records. Show More Summary

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