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  1. UK security agencies warn of 'highly likely' terror attackRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    A written argument from an attorney representing British government officials and intelligence agencies says that "an attack in the UK is highly likely," The Telegraph reports. In another episode in the international tug-of-war between intelligence agencies looking to gather data in order to prevent terrorism and organizations looking to protect the basic privacy rights of individuals, the five-judge Investigatory Powers Tribunal in London is adjudicating a suit filed by the charity "Privacy International" against Britain's intelligence agencies, accusing them of the mass gathering of citizen's private data, while no appropriate legal limitations have been put in place.


  2. N.H. case could set precedent for victims' rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago |

    ... of the Marriott family. "The most important was a request to intervene in the case. The family in this case has privacy rights that were implicated by the court's decision to unseal these records." A key question on appeal before the state Supreme ...


  3. RootBSD Opens Data Center In TorontoRead the original story

    52 min ago | PRWeb

    ... security. "RootBSD's customers have been asking for a Canadian data center - for some of them it was because of privacy concerns - and we are happy to deliver," Mark Price, CEO, said. "We are very excited about our recent expansion in North America ...


  4. Illinois lawmakera s a internet scama police report redactedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

    ... mment. Police based the redactions on FOIA exemptions that allow withholding information that would violate personal privacy and that would obstruct a criminal investigation.


  5. Use of cell-phone tracking stingrays not allowed without court order in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Digital Trends

    ... law enforcement agencies have also come under scrutiny for stingray use. The new Illinois law, called the Citizen Privacy Protection Act , adds Illinois to a quickly growing list of states mandating warrants, including California, Washington, ...


  6. Illinois lawmaker's 'internet scam' police report redactedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    ... Police based the redactions on FOIA exemptions that allow withholding information that would violate personal privacy and that would obstruct a criminal investigation. Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we'll help by giving you lots of ...


  7. Why hackers love health appsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Macworld

    ... of the American Medical Association in March, however, showed that of 271 apps studied, 81 percent did not have privacy policies. Of the 19 percent (41 apps) that did have privacy policies, only four specified that they would seek permission before ...


  8. Brexit Is Complicating Digital Marketing and EU Data PrivacyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    ... self-certify they complied with Safe Harbor. This basically attested their practices adhered to a range of European privacy standards. Although the agreement applied to any country outside the EEA, it primarily targeted the U.S. and American ...


  9. Banks' Privacy Concerns Shaping Blockchain Vendors' StrategiesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | American Banker

    ... said Keith Horowitz, an analyst at Citigroup. So the major startups in this budding field are trying to restore privacy in distributed ledgers, by allowing users to encrypt sensitive data stored on them or to leave such information off the chains, ...


  10. AnMed employee fired after opening 22 patient files without authorizationRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WMBF

    ... Outreach immediately took action and fired the employee as AnMed adheres to federal HIPAA guidelines on patient privacy. However, AnMed said the employee was fired not because it's the law but because they believe in protecting the privacy of their ...


  11. European Data Protection Supervisor Says Backdoors Should Be...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Tom's Hardware

    ... Buttarelli also believes that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will soon unify the general privacy laws in the EU, should be complimented by a more specific and detailed ePrivacy framework. The new framework should bring stronger ...


  12. Privacy Group Sides Against CNN, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | MediaPost

    The advocacy group Electronic Privacy Information Center is asking a federal appellate court to revive iPhone user Ryan Perry's battle with CNN. The dispute largely centers on whether the 12 random numbers and letters that make up an iPhone's Media Access Control address should be considered "anonymous."


  13. Being a sleazoid creeper legal a " for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    ... former store employee named Brandon Lee Gary surreptitiously took video up a woman shopper's skirt. Existing Georgia privacy law prohibits "the use of any device, without the consent of all persons observed, to observe, photograph, or record the ...


  14. Bernie Sanders's Struggle ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The New Yorker

    ... New Yorker every day. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement (effective January 1, 2014) and Privacy Policy (effective January 1, 2014). Your California Privacy Rights The material on this site may not be reproduced, ...


  15. Cybersecurity News & Notes - July 2016 #4Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | JD Supra

    ... on Enhancing National Cybersecurity within the Commerce Department. : HHS concerned about gaps in health data privacy regulation. On July 19, 2016, HHS released a report to Congress dealing with gaps in privacy regulation brought about by the ...


  16. Android to Send Location Data to First RespondersRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | PC Magazine

    ... not immediately respond to a request for comment on when or if it plans to roll out the feature in the US. As for privacy concerns, "the feature is solely for the use of emergency service providers, and location is never seen or handled by Google," ...


  17. Second Circuit Eases Tension Between U.S. Discovery Requirements and EU Privacy LawsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago |

    ... to an SCA subpoena served with the requisite notices. In his concurrence, Judge Gerard Lynch noted that U.S. online privacy laws implemented in 1986 are woefully inadequate to address the issues of today and urged Congress to take action on ...


  18. Privacy and Cybersecurity Are Not the Same, and Americans Care Far More about CybersecurityRead the original story

    Monday | InsiderOnline

    Data from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration indicate that Americans are concerned about, and recognize important differences between, online security and privacy. Press coverage has almost uniformly framed discussion of these data in terms of privacy concerns, to the exclusion of security concerns.


  19. Verizon's Yahoo deal creates tracking powerhouse, privacy groups warnRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | InfoWorld

    Verizon's planned $4.8 billion acquisition of Yahoo is likely to create an international consumer tracking powerhouse, and that's raising serious privacy concerns. Combined with other recent acquisitions, the Yahoo deal will allow Verizon to track consumers not only on the web, but also at their physical locations, said Jeffrey Chester, executive director of the Center for Digital Democracy, a privacy advocacy group.


  20. The Biggest Hacks of 2016 -- So FarRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... its website, the hacking collective OurMine states: "We have no bad intentions and only care about the security and privacy of your accounts and networks." So far, this statement stands true, as the group positions itself as a security company ...