US Senators Introduce ‘Privacy Bill of Rights’ in Wake of Facebook Data-Harvesting Scandal

Two US senators have introduced a bill that seeks to establish a “privacy bill of rights” for American consumers and prohibit social media platforms and other websites from sharing or selling personal data without explicit user consent. The Customer Online Notification for Stopping Edge-provider Network Transgressions (CONSENT) Act, sponsored by Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) … Continue reading “US Senators Introduce ‘Privacy Bill of Rights’ in Wake of Facebook Data-Harvesting Scandal”

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  • Nov 28, 2016
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, News, Privacy, Security,

Bipartisan group of Senators introduce S.3475 to delay the DOJ from being able to unconstitutionally hack millions of devices with a blanket warrant under an amendment to Rule 41

Rule 41 is set to be changed on December 1st. The Department of Justice (DOJ) is trying to expand the government’s hacking powers to an unconstitutional level using a little-known procedural rule amendment process. The amendment to Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure will allow any federal judge to issue a blanket … Continue reading “Bipartisan group of Senators introduce S.3475 to delay the DOJ from being able to unconstitutionally hack millions of devices with a blanket warrant under an amendment to Rule 41”

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