Oct 07, 2010 -Federal background investigators' handling of personal data they collect needs better oversight. Immigration enforcement claims are challenged. AT&T reportedly told by government not to buy certain phone equipment from a Chinese company. And draft of anti-counterfeiting agreement no longer has most controversial provisions.
Sep 30, 2010 -Senators at a Judiciary Committee hearing last week expressed strong support for updating and clarifying a key law affecting the government’s ability to access remotely stored, or “in the cloud,” data.
Aug 30, 2010 -New cybersecurity procedures for testing health information are issued; an applicant who sued a security guard company may not pursue his religious discrimination claim; and a federal health agency has withdrawn a final rule over privacy concerns.
Jul 29, 2010 -Victimized ESPN reporter Erin Andrews this week urged Congress to pass antistalking legislation that would toughen sentencing and allow law enforcement to pursue stalking undertaken via cell phone or the Internet.