Computer privacy is changing every day, and with new computer vision technology that can observe us and understand us better, the New York Times poses the question of whether that is helpful technology or an invasion of privacy. Among many other ways it will become part of our future, this new computer vision may be part of law enforcement, national security, and military operations, as well as how doctors and nurses will rely on extra patient safety measures in the operating room.
Tagged: data protection
A new California state law has gone into effect that makes online impersonation — when it seeks to harm someone — a misdemeanor punishable by up to a $1,000 fine and a year in jail. This Santa Cruz Sentinel article explains that Senate Bill 1411 allows district attorneys to prosecute if they think a crime has been committed.
In the Wireless Age, hackers are becoming big time entrepreneurs, joining forces with others in multinational white collar organizations dedicated to cybercrime. Their target is your wireless data.
An attorney who is “not your average Internet consumer” and sues companies he accuses of violating California’s anti-spam law is working to eradicate all forms of spam. Though this Associated Press article says such lawsuits are “mere rain drops in the ocean” as there are approximately 200 billion spam messages each day, accounting for 90% of all email.
In Part 1 of this two-part series, Private WiFi CEO Kent Lawson discusses the extent of personal tracking that is taking place online – and what amount, if any, goes too far.
A new Time magazine blog reports on a proposed “privacy bill of rights” — intended to guide lawmakers and other industry groups — to set ground rules for companies that collect consumer data online and use that information for marketing and other purposes.
In less than six months, Dave Crouse went from living a secure middle class existence to facing financial ruin – and it happened because of online identity fraud.
Kent Lawson, Founder and CEO of Private WiFi, talks about what inspired him to start the company. This is the first in a series of weekly CEO blog posts on this and other topics.