Chief privacy officers need proper authority, positioning and funding to be most effective, the group's researchers found.
Industry groups urge state legislators to oppose tracking software bills
A coalition of 14 trade associations are fighting legislation in 30 states that would force government contractors to install aggressive tracking software.
How one company is enticing lobbyists to push contractor-monitoring software
A document acquired by StateScoop reveals new details of a business plan that, if successful, state IT officials fear could break compliance and taint vendor relationships.
Nationwide lobbying push for contractor monitoring software alarms state CIOs
Similar bills are popping up around the country that would require state contractors to take screenshots of their computers every three minutes.
On 'data dividend' concept, California's Gov. Newsom searches for workable strategy
Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed compensating Californians for their personal data, collected by firms like Google and Facebook, but the details remain fuzzy.
Miami Beach PD circumvents ban on drone surveillance with a blimp
The "sleek, yet friendly"-looking tethered aerostat has dredged up old questions of safety versus privacy.
NYPD to deploy 14 drones across city
The department's technical assistance response unit will use the drones to assist officers in certain investigations.
NYC joins Amsterdam, Barcelona to protect residents' digital rights
A new coalition of governments seeks to apply certain human rights standards, as defined by the United Nations, to the digital space.
Sidewalk Toronto project loses privacy expert over data anonymization policy
Ann Cavoukian, one of the world's leading privacy experts, resigned from the smart city project last week over concerns that some data collected by sensors without permission could be linked back to individuals.