by Stacy Tomaszewski Online Learning platforms – products that allow individuals to gain skills through course work over the Internet – have become increasingly popular over the years. Many of our users are looking to their libraries to provide access
By: Guest Contributor Samantha Lee (posted June 4, 2019 with additional updates)Crossposted from the OIF Blog Libraries deal in providing resources to the public; books – yes, but also DVDs, computer/internet access, research help, 3D printers, early childhood literacy programming,
In this week’s privacy news update: Capital One, Pearson, LAPD, and Robinhood data breaches; the Equifax data breach settlement; DOJ, FBI, and ‘Five Eyes’ nations call for weakening of encryption; math and reason continue to exist.
In this week’s privacy news update: Juggalos prove naturally resistant to biometric scanning, your face is worth $5 to Google (unless you’re a Juggalo), and AG Barr speaks out against encryption.
In this week’s privacy news update: the big FaceApp shakeup, student data exposed in Maryland, and the Australian encryption ban debacle deepens.
In this week’s privacy news update: FBI and ICE mining state driver’s license photo databases for facial recognition searches, Australia’s anti-encryption law used to bypass journalistic protections, tourists visiting China caught up in surveillance dragnet, and more.
In this week’s privacy news update: retail facial biometric trials, class action against Amazon regarding Alexa recordings, and looking back on the role of Encryption in the Revolutionary War.
Government Surveillance Victory: California Orders State Audit of Automated License Plate Readers | EFF NSA Improperly Collected U.S. Phone Records a Second Time | The Wall Street Journal Surveillance Technologies Governments use to Spy on You | TechNadu Our Government
In this week’s privacy news: efforts to close HIPAA gaps, end warrantless surveillance, and stop data breeches. Also: a bunch of privacy tools.