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GE Reports/Ideas: It’s the Digital Age –– We Have Rights

Nuala guest writes for GE’s Reports/Ideas: Every time I hear someone use the phrase the “Internet of Things,” I instantly want to remind them that it is still the Internet of people. Yes, it is becoming the Internet of Everything — everything connected, from our cars to our clothing — but regardless of what is connected, the information being collected is still about us. It’s about the way we communicate, eat, move, live and love.

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Guardian: Congress warned that drones present ‘a nightmare scenario for civil liberties’

The Guardian: House committee considering future of US airspace worries about unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) filming football games but silent on law enforcement use … Harley Geiger of the Center for Democracy and Technology warned the assembled legislators that they must heed privacy concerns before making the skies free for drones. “Here is a nightmare scenario for civil liberties: a network of law…

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Justin Brookman with Dr. Drew, KABC Radio

Justin Brookman, Director of our Consumer Privacy Project, was invited to chat with KABC Radio’s Dr. Drew & Michael Catherwood. They discussed cross-service tracking, the privacy of porn sites & it’s advertising, and more – follow this link and fast forward 19 minutes in to listen.

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White House Consumer Privacy Bill Falls Short on Protections

Today, the White House released a discussion draft of its Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act. The Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) is a vocal advocate for comprehensive privacy legislation and issued the following response: “Americans have long deserved comprehensive national consumer privacy legislation to protect their personal information. Unfortunately, the President’s bill falls short on the…

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