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
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
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.
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
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’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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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...
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
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
What with all of the fuss about the recently rejected CISPA bill, which would have given authorities the right to demand user information from web companies without notifying the individual’s concerned, more than a few people will be on heightened … Continue reading ?
Some of the proposed changes to Europe's data protection laws would strip citizens of their privacy rights, a coalition of international civil liberties organizations said Thursday.The European Parliament is currently considering proposals from the European Commission for a complete overhaul of the E.U.'s data protection laws. Show More Summary
An informal survey suggests a desire for greater privacy protections is present among some liberals, conservatives and libertarians.
While CISPA’s progress past the US House of Representatives was drawing plenty of heat from privacy activists last week, an altogether different internet bill that aims to enhance internet user’s privacy was facing down tough opposition of its own. If … Continue reading ?