Jun 13, 2012 -Spokeo, an online data broker, has agreed to pay $800,000 to settle Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges that it marketed and sold data to human resources, background screening, and recruiting industry professionals without protecting consumers as required under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
May 21, 2012 -The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case challenging the amendments to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, which allow the federal government to conduct surveillance without a warrant.
May 17, 2012 -Chicago prepares for NATO summit protests. U.S. Capitol police are looking for a pattern in a series of burglaries on Capitol Hill. The DEA wants to monitor Utah’s drug corridor with license plates cameras. And more.
Apr 19, 2012 -EU Parliament votes today on a controversial information sharing deal with the U.S. Motorcycle Club uses trademark to weed out undercover officers. Macs users should use antivirus software now, commenter says. And more.
Apr 16, 2012 -An Australian government agency ordered an overhaul on identification cards for security personnel in December after complaints that information on current IDs violated privacy statutes, according to recently released documents.