June 09, 2020
As schools plan their re-opening during the persistent COVID-19 pandemic, some are considering the use of surveillance technology, including at least one school district testing a system that would require each student to wear an electronic beacon to monitor their location, contacts, and meeting patterns.
June 07, 2020
Google, which has recently been faced with legal challenges around the world over its intrusive data collection practices, is being hit with a class action lawsuit in the U.S. claiming that its tracking of users in private modes violates user privacy.
June 03, 2020
According to Human Rights Watch, the United States Senate Judiciary Committee should reject the EARN IT Act on the basis that it would jeopardize privacy and free expression rights without effectively protecting children from online sexual exploitation.
May 27, 2020
May 20, 2020
On the eve of McDonald’s annual meeting, an international group of labor unions filed a complaint with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development that details alleged failures by the fast-food giant’s global management to address “rampant” sexual harassment at restaurants in the U.S. and other countries.