The suit represents millions of Texas residents that have used Google services since 2015. The state requires that consent be collected from biometric data subjects to use their faces or voices.
The White House AI bill of rights stipulates five guiding principles meant to govern design and deployment: system safety, protection from discrimination, data privacy, notice and explanation, and human alternatives.
See how CPOs and other data privacy professionals are preparing to comply with potential new state rules – even as they also work to ensure compliance with various international and state-level data privacy laws.
The government is addressing software supply chain security with new requirements. The OMB has issued a new memorandum that sets a year-long framework for vendors to provide assurances of secure software development.
The Chinese government claims that the NSA is conducting cyber espionage with repeated attacks on an aerospace and space research university funded by Beijing.
Crypto privacy advocates see the sanctions, which effectively make it illegal for any US resident to use Tornado Cash, as an overreach and an inappropriate measure conducted against a form of technology.
Facebook was served with a legal warrant and returned a set of messages in which mother and daughter discuss how to properly use abortion pills. The pair appear to have not enabled the optional message encryption.
North Carolina and Florida have banned ransomware payments for government agencies. Pennsylvania, New York, Texas, Arizona and New Jersey have also had bills of this nature recently come up for consideration.
Some cities and states that were early to ban law enforcement from using facial recognition software appear to be having second thoughts as crime spikes become a major political issue.
Amid concerns that tech companies will share potentially incriminating user data with states that have outlawed abortions after the Roe v. Wade decision, a coalition of Democratic lawmakers and privacy advocates is renewing calls for enhanced regulation.