Mobile phone companies are moving one step closer to developing a comprehensive way to track users’ location – and use that information to deliver targeted marketing.
A Maple Heights, Ohio law that requires landlords to collect personal information and photos of their tenants has attracted complaints about its privacy implications.
Privacy advocacy groups have said they will file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission urging it to adopt rules and safeguards related to the mobile advertising industry.
Senator Dianne Feinstein of California has introduced a bill that aims to protect people’s privacy and prevent ID theft by protecting Social Security numbers.
RFID technology is being implemented without proper oversight or control, according to Washington representative Jeff Morris.
The UK’s Home Office has approved new powers for the police and M15 that would allow them to hack into private computers without a warrant.
The difficulty of balancing privacy issues with the need to protect the public has been highlighted by a new Georgia law.
Governor Janet Napolitano will soon be stepping into a lead role with the Homeland Security Department, which has caused various civil liberties groups to examine her previous record on the balance between privacy and security.
Federal agencies released a revised guide this week designed to tackle the ongoing issue of identity fraud.
As the government moves toward the adoption of electronic health records, the Department of Health and Human Services has announced new privacy guidelines for the treatment of these records.