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The Arizona Democratic Party and the lone Democrat on the GOP-controlled Maricopa County Board of Supervisors sued the state Senate and the contractor overseeing the election audit, Cyber Ninjas, Thursday. They want the recount of the 2020 presidential election won by President Joe Biden halted unless they get guarantees that voter privacy and ballot secrecy …

The state of Virginia recently enacted a law banning local law enforcement and campus police departments from using facial recognition technology. Facial recognition technology is defined as an “electronic system for enrolling, capturing, extracting, comparing, and matching an individual’s geometric facial data to identify individuals in photos, videos, or real time.” The law states that …

The coronavirus pandemic has added stress, anxiety and sadness to the lives of many Americans. Consumer Reports found many people are downloading mental health apps to help. However, you should try to find out what they do with the information you share first. “What companies tell you about what they do with your data is …

Now that the world has completed a full circuit around the Sun with COVID as a passenger, it is possible to see which jurisdictions responded well, and which are still struggling to come to grips with the virus. Two of the nations held up as exemplars of how to fight COVID were Taiwan and New …

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) released an update to their survey report from last fall on teacher and parent views toward education technology (edtech), data, and privacy. CDT’s research shows that support for continued online learning is strong, with 85 percent of teachers and 74 percent …

Waterbury Police Chief Fernando Spagnolo, left, speaks with Mayor Neil M. O’Leary inside a newly constructed technology center inside a lower floor of the Waterbury Police Department on East Main Street. On the video wall in front of them, live feeds are piped into the center, giving police a real-time look from 60 cameras positioned …

Online privacy Digital technology has kept us connected through these Covid lockdowns. And remote working, shopping and study may well become the new normal.  But when you live your life online, there’s very little privacy. Your personal data can be sold to the highest bidder or retained by government agencies. So how do you take …

“Data-Driven Thinking” is written by members of the media community and contains fresh ideas on the digital revolution in media.  Today’s column is written by Eric Picard, chief product officer at Yieldmo. There’s a revolution happening in digital media, primarily driven by a new focus on privacy. Major players at the core of the digital …

Four Canadian privacy commissioners are calling on governments to beef up federal and provincial privacy laws after they found American technology firm Clearview AI violated Canadian privacy laws by collecting photos of Canadians without their knowledge or consent. The report found that Clearview’s technology created a significant risk to individuals by allowing law enforcement and companies …

The Lucknow police’s decision to use facial recognition technology (FRT) to monitor women’s expressions to prevent street harassment has spurred privacy concerns among Indians. The government needs to create strict and clear regulations before it allows law enforcement agencies to use facial recognition for policing, privacy advocates said. “Considering the explicit and expansive findings on …