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  1. Patient accuses ultrasound technician of inappropriately touching her breasts, lawsuit saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Oregonian

    ... for Improvement," Polneau noted in her letter that Echo Vision Inc. was adopting a new process to address patient privacy and modesty. The new process includes explaining the procedure and probe placement to a patient before an exam, an emphasis on ...

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  2. The Future of Fraud-BustingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Atlantic

    ... likely reality, given the ever-expanding capabilities of cellphones and Americans' willingness to trade personal privacy for convenience), and so on - to be able to give a heads-up anytime someone tries to take advantage of you. "If you're an ...

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  3. White House plots privacy updates for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Federal Computer Week

    Marc Groman, who advises the White House on privacy issues, is focusing on delivering fundamental changes to privacy policy in government operations, including IT, in the next 11 months before President Barack Obama leaves office. "Privacy is not a subset of cybersecurity or IT," said Groman, senior adviser for privacy at the Office of Management and Budget, during a Department of Homeland Security Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee presentation on Feb. 8. "It has to move with those, but it needs its own council."

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  4. France gives Facebook 3 months to comply with privacy rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | CBC News

    ... have said they need more time to decide whether transatlantic data transfers should be restricted. "Protecting the privacy of the people who use Facebook is at the heart of everything we do. We ... look forward to engaging with the CNIL to respond ...

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  5. French data privacy regulator cracks down on FacebookRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... have said they need more time to decide if transatlantic data transfers should be restricted. "Protecting the privacy of the people who use Facebook is at the heart of everything we do. We ... look forward to engaging with the CNIL to respond to ...

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  6. Wayne Memorial employee fired for privacy breachRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Pike County Courier

    ... Hospital officials say the unauthorized access was discovered on Dec. 8, 2015, when another employee called with a privacy concern. Wayne Memorial then launched a forensic review of files accessed by the nurse's aide, interviewed the aide and ...

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  7. New Guidelines on Collecting Biometric Data Help Businesses Stay Ahead of the GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | JD Supra

    The amount of data collected worldwide is rapidly proliferating, and one international organization wants to make sure it's clear how to protect what is arguably the most sensitive category of that data: biometrics. The Biometrics Institute, which has branches in London and Sydney, released new revisions to its Biometrics Privacy Guidelines to its members on February 2, providing recommendations on smart and respectful collection of data, including retina and iris scans, fingerprints, voice prints, and face geometry.

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  8. Intrusion Inc. Announces 2015 Fourth Quarter And Annual ResultsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Information Technology

    ... threat identification, high speed data mining, regulated information compliance, data leak prevention and data privacy protection, and network intrusion prevention and detection products.i 1 2 Intrusion's product families include TraceCopi 1 2 for ...

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  9. The Internet is a Global Public ResourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Mozilla

    ... the internet open and safe. Content filtering and censorship impose economic costs and, as with concerns over online privacy and cybercrime, reduce the socially beneficial use of technologies. Must users trade privacy for greater convenience online? ...

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  10. Billions at Stake as EU Regulators Consider New Data Transfer Pact with U.S.Read the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Roll Call

    ... and Amazon contribute to the U.S. economy each year. The deal, announced on Feb. 2, focuses heavily on providing privacy assurances to EU citizens concerned about how their data might be used by the U.S. government. It's a concern that grew after ...

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  11. French regulator cracks down on Facebook over privacy concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Hill

    France's privacy regulator on Monday threatened to fine Facebook Inc. if it doesn't change some of its data tracking practices and halt transatlantic transfers under a recently invalidated data flow agreement. The French order is the first significant action taken by a European data protection authority since the EU high court struck down the agreement last October over privacy concerns.

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  12. A Glimmer of Light at the End of the Tunnel: EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | JD Supra

    ... Harbor 2.0" would be successfully negotiated. Earlier this week, on February 2, 2016, a new framework, the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield (the "Privacy Shield"), was announced. In response to the concerns that initially invalidated the Safe Harbor, the ...

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  13. Prescription drug database up again in Missouri HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... program since her first term as a House member in 2013. The measure has failed every year. Criticism centers on privacy concerns over a government-run database with medical information. "I will continue 110 percent toward this goal until it comes to ...

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  14. Does Your Cat Hate You?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | New Yorker

    ... has previously refused to eat anything other than the most expensive cat food, served from a silver bowl in total privacy, now refuses to eat even the top-shelf cuts of meat you are bringing home, that's probably because it has developed a taste for ...

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  15. Stop Arizona Bill S.B.1312 to Raise Gas Taxes/Tax MileageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Hot Rod Magazine

    ... * S.B. 1312 would require a study of a road usage tax and potential pilot program. * In addition to creating privacy concerns, the bill seeks to penalize national efforts to create a more fuel-efficient vehicle fleet by taxing drivers based on ...

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  16. Facebook Ordered To Stop Tracking Non-Users In FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | MediaPost

    ... websites is carried out without their knowledge," the CNIL wrote. The regulator also said that Facebook violates EU privacy law by placing cookies on the computers of visitors to Facebook.com without first obtaining their consent. Last year, ...

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  17. Why is the Government Interested in my Drone?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | JD Supra

    ... crowds or near other aircraft, these guidelines have largely fallen on deaf ears. Perhaps even more alarming are the privacy concerns that arise with increased drone use. Although many states have laws that address some of these concerns, i.e., ...

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  18. Timothy Singhel Offers Free Guide For Social Media Management In Work PlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | OnlinePRNews

    Online PR News 08-February-2016 Nashville, TN Timothy Singhel has just released three essential components required to draft a comprehensive Social media Policy for the workplace - a Free Resource for HR Managers. As part of an ongoing educational series on NLRA Attorney Timothy Singhel has provided Human Resource Managers with an efficient strategy to manage the use of Facebook and Twitter within the work place, all while respecting the privacy rights of employees.

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  19. French Regulator Alleges Facebook Violates Privacy LawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Wall Street Journal

    France's data-protection regulator on Monday threatened to fine Facebook Inc. if the social-media site doesn't change how it handles data about its users and others on the Internet, escalating a series of coordinated privacy probes into the social-network across five countries in Europe.

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  20. Safer Internet Day partners work to tackle internet harmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Scoop

    ... other harms that Kiwi internet users can suffer including the emotional impact of online harassment and bullying and privacy concerns around the loss of data and identity information. - More than one in ten of the incidents that NetSafe handled in ...

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