As a proponent of baseline federal privacy legislation, I am encouraged that proposals that would have been poison pills not long ago, such as individual rights to see, correct and delete data as well as new authority for the Federal Trade Commission, are drawing wide support now. But some crucial and difficult issues remain wide open.
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As legislators seek opportunities for bipartisan agreement, one area where this may happen is federal legislation to protect personal information privacy.
The good-faith exception has washed out cases involving pre-Carpenter searches, but a few courts have extended the ruling’s logic to new types of data.
There is value in putting down a marker that using the technology this way is not acceptable.
Join Bobby Chesney and Danielle Citron on Thursday, July 18 at the Heritage Foundation for a discussion on the looming challenges “deep fakes” pose for national security and privacy.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017 (FOSTA), on behalf of two human rights organizations, the Internet Archive, and two individual plaintiffs.
GDPR derogations will be applied throughout the EU. A few potential state-to-state variations will have implications for privacy and security.
Testifying before Congress this week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed a great faith in the ability of artificial intelligence to moderate hate speech. His optimism is unwarranted.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee is holding a hearing Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. featuring testimony from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
The Senate Committee on the Judiciary and the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee are holding a joint hearing Tuesday at 2:15 p.m. on “Facebook, Social Media Privacy, and the Use and Abuse of Data.”