General Privacy & Data Security News & Developments

What do obscenity and data minimization have in common?

As Justice Potter Stewart famously wrote in his concurring opinion to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the 1964 free speech
Continue Reading What’s Data Minimization? As the Saying Goes, You’ll ‘Know It When (You) See It’

The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) has issued comments on the Non-Traditional and Emerging Transportation Technology (NETT) Council.

Here are some of the key recommendations:

  • Public transit systems should use


Continue Reading Some EPIC Thoughts on the Non-Traditional and Emerging Transportation Technology (NETT) Council

Many EU companies have their own ideas on what US Privacy laws mean for the, Here are three of the more common myths out there, busted.

Myth 1:

I don’t
Continue Reading Busted: Three Myths EU Companies Have About US Privacy laws

Hey hospitals, retirement homes and clinics! If you are using biometrics to control medication dispensing systems, then Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act then (BIPA) has news for you.

The use
Continue Reading Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act Is Coming for Hospitals, Long-Term Care Providers