Students are facing facial recognition watchlists in Texas schools, the booming trade in surveillance tech, and how the HIPAA law works and why people get it wrong.
Leak uncovers global abuse of cyber-surveillance weapon, state data privacy bills growing more widespread, and facial recognition surges in retail stores.
Maine becomes first state to pass broad gov’t ban on facial recognition tech, Windows 11 to include DNS over HTTPS, and Chinese company Tencent Games deploys facial recognition to limit youths’ play.
In this week’s privacy news: New report shows facial recognition tech widely used across the US government, the role of encryption in protecting LGBTQ+ community members, and Maine passes the strongest state facial recognition ban yet.
Colorado enacts new data privacy law, Congress eyes clampdown on Stingray surveillance, and Ring gave cops free cameras to build and promote surveillance network.