Tags Privacy

Washington state takes another run at its own consumer privacy act

by • 6 days ago

Katy Ruckle, who started as Washington's chief privacy officer this year, says she's hopeful lawmakers can pass a privacy bill as strong as California's.

Digital services can restore trust in government, NYC official says

by • 2 months ago

New York City CTO John Paul Farmer said that as public trust in government has plummeted, agencies like his can play a key role in bridging the gap.

California AG proposes regulations to help businesses comply with new privacy law

by • 3 months ago

With less than three months before California's sweeping data privacy law takes effect, Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued five regulations designed to help businesses navigate the new rules.

In New Jersey, data privacy starts with basic education

by • 3 months ago

The state’s chief data and privacy officer says she’s doing a lot with privacy, but keeping data private starts with educating staff on the fundamentals.

Cleveland launches citywide network to control cameras, streetlights

by • 4 months ago

A $35 million system will remotely control thousands of surveillance cameras and streetlights, preparing for “more advanced, future-ready smart city applications."

How can government build public trust around facial recognition technology?

by • 6 months ago

Facial recognition is here to stay, but gaining the trust of those unfamiliar with the technology will be crucial for public safety agencies across the country.

Orlando is done testing Amazon's facial recognition software

by • 6 months ago

City officials said they cannot dedicate the resources needed to continue using the much-criticized technology.

How cities can create a trustworthy privacy model

by • 6 months ago

Developing trust with residents who will encounter internet-connected devices is the best way for cities to develop community privacy models, speakers said.

Five new bills threaten California's privacy act, experts say

by • 6 months ago

Watchdogs say new legislation would reverse or weaken various consumer protections under a landmark online privacy law set to go active next year.