The Privacy Advisor Podcast: Suing to stop the surveillance

(Jun 26, 2020) Recently, Jay Edelson and his team at Edelson PC have filed three different class-action lawsuits related to unwanted surveillance: One against security comp... Read More

Washington, DC, should regulate police surveillance technology  

(Jun 26, 2020) In an op-ed for The Washington Post, author Andrew Guthrie Ferguson writes it’s time for Washington, D.C., to regulate police surveillance technology. There ... Read More

Podcast: Suing to stop the surveillance

(Jun 26, 2020) Recently, Jay Edelson and his team at Edelson PC have filed three different class-action lawsuits related to unwanted surveillance: One against security comp... Read More

Another round of privacy-themed movies for your quarantine queue

(Jun 23, 2020) While the world has slowly started to open up, the COVID-19 pandemic has not ended, as you may have noticed. Unless, that is, you're lucky enough to live in ... Read More

PCLOB to hold FISA forum June 24

(Jun 22, 2020) The U.S. Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board announced it will hold a virtual forum June 24 on the current and future prospects of the Foreign Intell... Read More

IRS employed cellphone tracking for investigations

(Jun 22, 2020) The Wall Street Journal reports the U.S. Internal Revenue Service previously obtained access to the locations of millions of American cellphones to track and... Read More

DHS used aerial surveillance to monitor protests in 15 cities

(Jun 22, 2020) U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials logged 270 hours of aerial surveillance monitoring racial protests in 15 cities, The New York Times reports. F... Read More

NYC Council passes surveillance oversight bill

(Jun 19, 2020) The New York City Council passed a bill requiring police to disclose its use of surveillance technology, CNBC reports. Under the Public Oversight of Surveill... Read More

Rep. seeks details on Amazon's facial recognition ban

(Jun 18, 2020) CNBC reports U.S. Rep. Jimmy Gomez, D-Calif., wrote a letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos requesting further explanation of the Big Tech company's recently annou... Read More

PwC develops facial recognition tool for employee monitoring

(Jun 17, 2020) Global accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers created a facial recognition tool to help financial institutions track employees as they work from home, Person... Read More