Instagram revelations are not new, but Facebook’s duplicity has been highlighted

On September 14, 2021, the Wall Street Journal exposed internal reports of Facebook, the parent company for Instagram, that demonstrated the continuing harm to some of its adolescent users – even as the company’s CEO was testifying before Congress that no such harms existed.[1] According to the Wall Street Journal story, internal reports provided damning […]

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National Cybersecurity Day Jan. 28th

This week marks National Cybersecurity Day. The National Cybersecurity Alliance is promoting public information and awareness on the need for greater understanding of individual privacy rights and the infrastructure needed to protect those rights. Civil liberties are only free if they are protected. As we grapple with the increasing power of private corporations, public agencies, […]

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Wearable Tech Triggers New Demands for Privacy Protections from Senator Amy Klobuchar

U.S. Senator and former state attorney general Amy Klobuchar publicly sent a letter to the department of Health and Human Services to urge guidance on the use of fitness trackers and other networked devices that capture personal data. Klobuchar’s request for guidance just weeks before the inauguration of a new administration likely signals an interest […]

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