Privacy

Strategies for Solving the Police Use of Force Crisis

Former FBI agent outlines ways departments can reduce deadly encounters between civilians and police.

The Encryption Wars

Federal and state legislatures explore ways to address encryption disputes.

The FTC Will Not Leave Companies to Their Own Devices

The FTC recently issued regulatory recommendations for the growing platform of devices in the Internet of Things.

Are Broadband Providers Putting Consumers’ Privacy at Risk?

Advocacy groups push the FCC to address data sharing among Internet companies.

Creating Guidance for an Invisible Threat

FDA issues new guidelines to medical device manufacturers to mitigate cybersecurity concerns.

Solving the FBI-Apple Dispute

Apple-FBI dispute highlights the value of improving law enforcement’s technical capacity.

The Tremor, Quake, and Aftershock of EU Privacy Norms

Could the European Union’s privacy standard become the global norm?

Scholar Faults State Efforts to Regulate Police Drones

Scholar argues that better state laws would accommodate privacy concerns and encourage police efficiency.

Regulating the Intersection of Health Care and Gun Control

If more health information should be disclosed, federal and state laws should mandate disclosure.

Balancing Medical Privacy and Public Safety

HHS letter clarifies HIPAA’s Privacy Rule and may have the potential to reduce gun violence.

Is Privacy an Antitrust Concern?

Politicians and activists urge synthesis, but the FTC remains skeptical.

FTC Chair Edith Ramirez Outlines Agenda on “Big Data”

Commission head urges efforts to protect privacy, increase transparency, and enhance consumer choice.