3 hrs ago | MediLexicon
DNA databases might help identify victims of crime and human trafficking, but how do we safeguard the personal privacy of innocent victims and family members? A new report online in the Cell Press journal Trends in Genetics identifies a number of key challenges to consider as experts develop such programs.
4 hrs ago | WMDT
The growing use of unmanned surveillance "eyes in the sky" aircraft raises a thicket of privacy concerns, but Congress is getting mixed advice on what, if anything, to do about it.
4 hrs ago | Iol.co.za
The growing use of unmanned "eyes in the sky" is raising many privacy concerns, but the U.S. Congress is getting mixed advice on what to do about civilian drones.
8 hrs ago | All Things Digital
Here's an interesting development in the ongoing data-privacy imbroglio over at Bloomberg LP.
10 hrs ago | ComputerWorld
Privacy laws protecting bank account holders are more important than providing information to aid in copyright enforcement, according to a Dutch court ruling this week.
14 hrs ago | Tripso.com
This is a topic that doesn't come up very often. In fact, since the Federal Trade Commission doesn't have jurisdiction over airline reservation systems and travel agencies, it has not been part of the overall Internet privacy discussions.
17 hrs ago | Information Technology
While cloud based services and products are becoming popular with companies all over the world, protecting sensitive data on cloud is becoming a challenge for companies.
With its built-in camera and internet capabilities, some argue the discrete new technology of Google Glass should be giving many people major privacy concerns.
Topping NetChoice's latest iAWFUL list are a number of California proposals aimed at protecting privacy that would create regulations for Internet companies.
Earl Acker was among 90,000 Nova Scotians to receive the home energy report comparing their power usage to similar households.
On May 9, 2013, Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson introduced the Application Privacy, Protection and Security Act of 2013 , a bill "[t]o provide for greater transparency in and user control over the treatment of data collected by mobile applications and to enhance the security of such data."1 The collection, use and disclosure of personal ... (more)
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SOFTWARE HOUSE Microsoft has completed a survey of the privacy wants of its users and found a general awareness that privacy exists, but little evidence of action being taken to preserve it.
The California legislature is busily at work, staying at the forefront with the development of data privacy laws.
A genuinely useful Google Glass app helps hospital employees ID patients and share data.
New social media privacy laws that have been enacted in several states around the country, or those in the works, present something of a mixed bag for businesses.
House Bill 2654B, which passed on a 28-1 vote with one excused, prohibits a current or prospective employer from demanding access to a private social media page, such as Facebook, as a condition of employment.