Is Edward Snowden a Whistleblower?
2013 was a year in contrasts within data privacy. To begin with the “normal” course, Canada sought (but failed) to pass a mandatory breach notification amendment to its federal privacy law, and Uruguay acceded to the European...more
In This Issue:
- European Commission Proposes Changes to the US-EU Safe Harbor:
In our November Privacy & Cybersecurity Update,1 we reported that the European Commission was undertaking a review of the U.S.-EU...more
Privacy goofs, gaffes and tidbits for the last Monday in July —
NSA Surveillance Causes More Grief –Germany Calls for a Stop to Safe Harbor: Time for Binding Corporate Rules?
According to news sources the...more
When news broke about the NSA surveillance program, privacy became a hot topic. This week, the debate about how to maintain privacy in the digital age continues with Facebook's recent release of its Graph Search function to...more
Secret order issued by the United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court requiring Verizon to produce all telephone records requested by the NSA for calls between the US and abroad or solely within the US and...more
EPIC has submitted comments on a series of settlements between the Federal Trade Commission and companies that offered computers on a rent-to-own basis, typically to low-income consumers. The companies installed surveillance...more
The Federal Trade Commission made two recent announcements in support of its ongoing initiative to protect consumer privacy, settling an enforcement action against a data analytics company that allegedly failed to disclose...more
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