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Monthly Archives: December 2009

Online Privacy Regulation Comes Front and Center at FTC, and Will Quickly Fade

Posted in Proposed Law

A standing room meeting organized by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in Washington on Monday, December 7th, highlighted a crucial divide in the discussion over the regulation of online privacy. The New York Times provides an excellent summary of the mainstream newsworthy aspects of the meeting. While the take away may be that the FTC… Continue Reading

Alleged that Sprint Provided Law Enforcement Customer GPS Data over 8 Million Times

Posted in Right to Privacy

Ars Technica reported yesterday about a graduate student at Indiana University’s School of Informatics and Computing that has compiled documents and recordings obtained through Freedom of Information Act requests that support that Sprint/Nextel has provided GPS location data about Sprint’s wireless customers to law enforcement over eight (8) million times in just over one year.