Privateness matters in a pandemic? – BusinessAMLive

Privateness matters in a pandemic? – BusinessAMLive

I attended a webinar organised by some American privacy professionals. We discussed how various governments approach privacy presently. One question stood out: “Does individuals’ privacy matter in a pandemic?” When Barack Obama was US president, his chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, said: “Never let a serious crisis go to waste: it’s an opportunity to do…

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Alberta privacy commissioner to investigate Telus virtual health-care app – Calgary Herald

Alberta privacy commissioner to investigate Telus virtual health-care app – Calgary Herald

4 ViewsAuthor of the article:Jason HerringPublishing date:7 hours ago  •  3 minute readIn an effort to help more patients from a distance, the provincial government has signed an agreement to bring in the Babylon by Telus Health app. / EdmontonArticle contentAlberta’s privacy commissioner is launching two investigations into the controversial Babylon virtual health-care app by Telus …

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Tor lays off staff as privacy takes another coronavirus-induced hit

Tor lays off staff as privacy takes another coronavirus-induced hit

6 ViewsHarder to escape that eye. Image: Bob Al-Greene / mashable By Jack Morse2020-04-17 22:48:26 UTC When it comes to the casualties of the pandemic, your first thought might not be of your ability to anonymously view porn. And yet. The non-profit Tor Project announced Friday that it was forced to lay off a sizable …

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Privacy-Invading Technologies and Privacy by Design

10 ViewsPrivacy-Invading Technologies and Privacy by Design Privacy-invading technologies (PITs) such as Body scanners; Public space CCTV microphones; Public space CCTV loudspeakers and Human-implantable microchips (RFID implants/GPS implants) are dealt with in this book. The book shows how and why laws th Price: $ 107.53 Sold by Rakuten Kobo Canada  8.5KShares8.5K  51  Related Posts:Taxing your privacyBe Paranoid …

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Latest Electronic Communications Privacy Act News

2 ViewsCypherpunks Freedom and the Future of the Internet – Julian Assange with Jacob Appelbaum, Andy Muller-Maguhn and Jeremie Zimmermann Image by Iron Man Records "Cypherpunks is gripping, vital reading, explaining clearly the way in which corporate and government control of the internet poses a fundamental threat to our freedom and democracy". — Oliver Stone …

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The need for online privacy is finally resonating with video chat

The need for online privacy is finally resonating with video chat

52 ViewsNew York City teachers aren’t allowed to use Zoom anymore. Image: OLIVIER DOULIERY / AFP via Getty Images By Rachel Kraus2020-04-05 21:47:15 UTC The public’s generally blasé attitude towards online privacy finally seems to have met its match — in video chatting.  On Friday, New York City banned its schools from using Zoom after …

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