As more states are emphasizing the role of privacy, the state chief privacy officer (CPO) role has grown immensely in the last decade, according to a new report from the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO).
Republican members of Congress have written separate letters to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Google CEO Sundar Pichai expressing concerns about the companies’ collection of data on students, among other issues.
As the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into processes becomes more and more the norm, issues of privacy, bias, and accessibility all must be taken into account when considering what is ethical use of AI, a National Institute of Health (NIH) official said May 10.
Utah is the latest state to take a shot at creating a mobile Driver’s License for citizens and purports to be the first mobile license to incorporate privacy and security standards, the pilot program announcement states.
Rep. Suzan DelBene, D-Wash., reintroduced the Information Privacy and Data Transparency Act that would adapt state privacy laws and proposals into a national standard for data privacy. She introduced a similar version of the legislation in 2019, but it ultimately did not gain traction.
A survey released by the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT), found that there is a need to provide improved student privacy support to teachers, parents, and students – with almost half of teachers reporting that they have received no substantive training on data privacy.
MeriTalk caught up with the Center for Democracy & Technology’s Director of the Data and Privacy Project Michelle Richardson, a witness for the committee back in April, to get her take on the Senate’s hearing, what has changed recently in the privacy world, and the prospects for a Federal privacy standard.
A new study by the Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program (STPP) at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan argues that schools should ban the use of facial recognition technology, citing limited efficacy and other issues.
The leaders of the House subcommittee responsible for drafting Federal privacy legislation agreed on Thursday about the need to resume working together in order to pass a national standard, while the panel’s top Republican called for clarity on liability protections.
California’s landmark data privacy law, which went into effect in January and gives consumers greater access and control over their personal information, will now be enforced, according to the state’s attorney general.