Washington state takes another run at its own consumer privacy act
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
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
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
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
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?
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
City officials said they cannot dedicate the resources needed to continue using the much-criticized technology.
How cities can create a trustworthy privacy model
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
Watchdogs say new legislation would reverse or weaken various consumer protections under a landmark online privacy law set to go active next year.