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Is your employee-monitoring technology crossing the line between tracking productivity and violating employee privacy? At a glance Employee-monitoring software goes well beyond timesheet applications that track attendance and billable hours. Such software can also monitor which applications employees are using, who they are chatting with online and what they’re saying. The aim is to …

In case you’ve not heard, Apple’s new iOS is pushing back against Facebook to protect your privacy. And if you consider these are two of the largest and most influential companies on the planet, we ought to pay attention. Apple is proposing you be allowed to decide whether Facebook’s advertising data-collection service follows and captures …

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Digital technologies have an important role to play in responding to future pandemics, a new study in the journal, Nature Medicine reports. During this unique study, researchers from the i-sense project, led by Professor Rachel McKendry from UCL, reviewed how digital technologies have been mobilized in response to COVID-19. The associated …

To print this article, all you need is to be registered or login on Mondaq.com. The era of the digital clinical trial may already be upon us thanks to the impacts of COVID-19.  While conceptualisations of the ‘digital patient’ and technology-integrated clinical trials were somewhat futuristic even in 2019, with COVID-19 grinding clinical trials …

In the 20 years of the “war on terror” Australia has led from the front in expanding powers for law enforcement and ramping up surveillance at the expense of public rights and freedoms. Among the seemingly endless barrage of national security legislation and surveillance that creeps into every aspect of our personal lives, more and …

The way in which we as people interact with technology is continuously evolving. When the permissions people grant to companies and organizations at one point in time become the gateway for everything that happens to that data in the future, that moment becomes extremely important, perhaps far beyond what could be envisaged. Given the ubiquity …

Kazakhstan: Amendments To Digital Technology Regulations 21 July 2020 Unicase Law Firm To print this article, all you need is to be registered or login on Mondaq.com. This Alert summarizes the most significant amendments to digital technology regulations introduced by the Law «On introduction of amendments to certain …

Carson City Health and Human Services Carson City Health and Human Services is reporting 13 new positive cases and 13 additional recoveries of COVID-19 in the Quad-County region for Tuesday, June 30. This brings the total number of cases to 346, with 243 recoveries and seven deaths, 96 cases remain active. The new cases are:— …

As technology evolves, it always creates new moral and ethical problems for us. Key points: Facial recognition technology is being trialled in Australian cities and towns A US researcher found that darker-skinned faces were more likely to be misidentified IBM has pulled out of the facial recognition business due to concerns about the technology It …

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) spread around the world, most businesses were forced to close their doors temporarily and take steps towards working virtually. However, the U.S. construction industry, deemed “essential” by nearly every stay-at-home order issued throughout the country, kept operating and kept building. After all, construction does not occur “virtually.” While many viewed the …