The latest on contact tracing in France, US

(Oct 23, 2020) France's data protection authority, the Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés, Read More

Lawmakers urge SCOTUS to uphold consent for robocalls

(Oct 23, 2020) A group of U.S. lawmakers headed up by Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Calif., and Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., filed an Read More

AI service creating lewd 'deepfakes' on thousands of women

(Oct 23, 2020) The Washington Post reports an artificial intelligence service has taken more than 100,000 images of clothed women and manipulated the photos to show them wi... Read More

Notes from the Asia-Pacific region, 23 Oct. 2020

(Oct 22, 2020) Dear, privacy pros. Since things have been relatively quiet on the privacy front, I thought I might take a moment to reflect on the increasing import... Read More

Advocate urges change to Western Australia's border privacy practices

(Oct 22, 2020) The Guardian reports Civil Liberties Australia CEO Bill Rowlings is calling for authorities stationed at the Western Australia border to be more sensitive to... Read More

EDPS alleges Europol violates own privacy rule

(Oct 21, 2020) Politico reports European Data Protection Supervisor Wojciech Wiewiórowski informed the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation it may have vio... Read More

EPIC weighs in on privacy case before Mass. Supreme Court

(Oct 20, 2020) The Electronic Privacy Information Center announced it filed an Read More

Amazon faces new BIPA suit over 'voiceprints'

(Oct 20, 2020) Gizmodo reports Amazon is facing a lawsuit over violations of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act related to the alleged storage of voice recordin... Read More

Madison, Wis., mulls facial recognition ban

(Oct 20, 2020) City council members in Madison, Wisconsin, proposed a ban on the use of facial recognition by government entities and law enforcement, Government Technology... Read More

Biometric privacy updates from Singapore, China

(Oct 19, 2020) According to Read More