Tags Privacy

How can government build public trust around facial recognition technology?

by • 1 month 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 • 1 month 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 • 1 month 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 • 2 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.

Maine bans ISPs from selling customer data without consent

by • 3 months ago

A new law protecting consumer data is perhaps the strongest such privacy measure to be passed by a state.

'Bipartisan consensus' in place for facial recognition regulation, lawmakers say

by • 3 months ago

Legislation to regulate the face-matching technology will come soon, according to Rep. Elijah Cummings, who chairs the House Oversight and Reform Committee.

Congress wants answers from Google on location database used by law enforcement

by • 4 months ago

The House Energy and Commerce Committee sent questions to the company about its "Sensorvault" database, which contains location data of hundreds of millions of users.

NASCIO offers states 3 tips for improving privacy policy

by • 5 months ago

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

by • 5 months ago

A coalition of 14 trade associations are fighting legislation in 30 states that would force government contractors to install aggressive tracking software.