Category Archives: Privacy

How Melania Describes the State of Their Union | S. Fields

The president gives the State of the Union, and the first lady offers her state of their union. A president and a first lady, a husband and a wife, a father and a mother, a man and a woman reflect … Continue reading

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Intel Warned Chinese Companies of Chip Flaw Before U.S. Government

Because the flaws can be leveraged to sneak sensitive data out of the cloud, information about them would be of great interest to any intelligence-gathering agency, said Jake Williams, president of the security company Rendition Infosec LLC and a former … Continue reading

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The New Tracker: Floor sensors rise as retail data source

The next phase in data collection is right under your feet. Online clicks give retailers valuable insight into consumer behavior, but what can they learn from footsteps? It’s a question Milwaukee-based startup Scanalytics is helping businesses explore with floor sensors … Continue reading

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Life Inside China’s Total Surveillance State

China has turned the northwestern region of Xinjiang into a vast experiment in domestic surveillance. WSJ investigated what life is like in a place where one’s every move can be monitored with cutting-edge technology. via American Digest – WHEN in … Continue reading

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Manafort sues Mueller, Rosenstein, claims Russia probe has gone too far

“Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his legal team are suing Special Counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, alleging the Russia probe has gone beyond the scope of the special counsel regulations, according to an 18-page … Continue reading

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Obama’s Justice Department mishandled sex harassment cases, says report

  “Justice Department spokesman Ian Prior said Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein convened a working group to look at the issues outlined in the report and the group would soon be issuing “recommendations for action.” Prior pointed out that the … Continue reading

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China is creating a massive “Orwellian” DNA database to build a “harmonious society” — Quartz

“In the name of safeguarding its 1.4 billion people, China has been collecting biometric information from millions of people whom it deems potential threats—among them, Uyghurs, migrant workers, and college students—as part of national DNA database. China’s Ministry of Public … Continue reading

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