News tagged with privacy

A look at proposed drone rules

Some highlights of rules proposed Sunday on routine flights by small, commercial drones and on privacy protections when the government uses drones to collect information:

dateFeb 15, 2015 in Engineering
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Obama calls for public debate over encryption

President Barack Obama said Friday that he probably leans more toward strong computer data encryption than many in law enforcement, but added that he understands investigators' concerns over the matter because of their need ...

dateFeb 14, 2015 in Security
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Anthem breach: A gap in federal health privacy law?

(AP)—Insurers aren't required to encrypt consumers' data under a 1990s federal law that remains the foundation for health care privacy in the Internet age—an omission that seems striking in light of the major cyberattack ...

dateFeb 06, 2015 in Internet
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