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Privacy Activists Warn Cyber Spying Bill May Pass Congress in Secret

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.

New UK Surveillance Bill Attack on Fundumental Rights - Advocacy Group

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.

Ahead of Senate Vote, Edward Snowden Speaks Out to Stop CISA

3 months agoNews : Truthdig

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 voices opposition to security bill that gives government more power to spy on users

4 months agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

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 […]

Gawker vs. Hulk Hogan — and the future of the First Amendment

7 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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....

Students: The One Group Missing From Student Data Privacy Laws and Bills

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

The Motion Picture Association Is Trying to Hijack Brazil’s Net Neutrality Bill

?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

Obama Administration Receives Little Support for the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act

11 months agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

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.

Bill Would Limit Use of Student Data

11 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

The Student Digital Privacy and Parental Rights Act would place constraints on how education technology companies use or disclose students’ personal information.

Consumer Protection Official Blasts White House Privacy Proposal

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.

The Morning News: Bills Against Peeping Drones on the Move in Our State Legislature

11 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

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

Proposed Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Gets Mixed Reviews

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......

Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights doesn't go far enough, critics say

11 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

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.

Proposed privacy bill protects industry more than it does people

If the return of Frank Underwood stoked a thirst for real drama from the nation's capitol, perhaps the White House's late-Friday news dump of the proposed Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights will whet your whistle. Alongside common-sense things like Cong...

Here’s a draft of the consumer privacyBill of Rights” act Obama wants to pass

11 months agoTechnology : Gigaom

The White House has released a draft of the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2015. It outlines the steps companies need to take to tell people what data they're…

White House Releases Draft 'Privacy' Bill That's Not Very Good

11 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

It's been talked about for a while, but on Friday, the White House released a draft of what it's calling a "Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights." Conceptually, that sounds like a decent idea, but in practice? Not so much. Yes, it's justShow More Summary

White House Proposes Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights

The Obama administration released a draft of new data privacy legislation on Friday, renewing a debate over how to regulate companies that collect consumer data from sensors, apps and web clicks.

White House Drops ‘Consumer Privacy Bill Of Rights Act’ Draft

In a late-Friday release, the White House published a draft of its proposed Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights. You can read the full text here. The bill sets out to, in its own words, “establish baseline protections for individual privacy...Show More Summary

President Obama proposes ‘Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights

Today at a Federal Trade Commission event President Barack Obama laid out four new cyber security initiatives, including a Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights. In his speech he noted that American consumers feel like they no longer have control over their personal information and that needs to be addressed. “We pioneered the Internet, but we also pioneered […]

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

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

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