Tracking kids in schools

Seems the school sector has gotten cold feet on the use of tracking technologies in schools. Since the decision by the Swedish SA on the use of facial recognition biometrics, other schools are following suit. A right to feel safe vs. a right to a private life - both human rights The question is that … Continue reading Tracking kids in schools

EU ePrivacy Directive amendment

A recently passed amendment to the EU Privacy Directive will require Internet users' consent before cookies can be placed on their computers. This is part of a revised ePrivacy Directive that is close to enactment, that includes improvements on security breach, cookies and enforcement. The new provisions will bring vital improvements in the protection of … Continue reading EU ePrivacy Directive amendment

Unencrypted RFID in Michigan driving licenses

"Michigan entering into a federal agreement to put unencrypted, long-range RFID computer chips into our driver's licenses presents a huge privacy risk with very little benefit", says Republican State Rep. Paul Opsommer, in a statement. "I don't think we need RFID in our licenses period, but even if we did, there is absolutely no reason … Continue reading Unencrypted RFID in Michigan driving licenses