Lawmakers Drafting Bill That Would Allow Social Media Checks Before Gun Purchase

Lawmakers Drafting Bill That Would Allow Social Media Checks Before Gun Purchase

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – Two New York lawmakers are working to draft a bill that would propose a social media check before a gun purchase.

How a 19th-Century Teenager Sparked a Battle Over Who Owns Our Faces

How a 19th-Century Teenager Sparked a Battle Over Who Owns Our Faces

In 1890, two Harvard legal scholars, Samuel Warren and Louis Brandeis, tackled the then-new technology in a now-famous (among students of the law) Harvard Law Review article arguing that because “instantaneous photographs … [had] invaded the sacred precincts of private and domestic life,” people needed a constitutionally recognized right to be let alone, or a “right of privacy.” Roberson’s case a decade later gave the courts the first opportunity to decide whether to take their advice.

Uber, Google, Facebook: Your experiments have gone too far

Uber, Google, Facebook: Your experiments have gone too far

According to the article, there were "more than a dozen accidents, at least three of which were serious." In an email statement Tuesday, provided after Ars Technica declined Google/Waymo's request to talk off the record, the company's spokesperson Johnny Luu wrote: "As to the report itself, we disagree with The New Yorker's characterization of the events dubbed 'Prius vs Camry.'"

Tech Workers Now Want to Know: What Are We Building This For?

Tech Workers Now Want to Know: What Are We Building This For?

Last year, a small team of Clarifai engineers began working on a project inside a private room at its downtown New York office, said three people with knowledge of the matter, who spoke on the condition that they not be identified for fear of retaliation.

Facebook Plans To Double Size Of AI Research Unit By 2020

Facebook Plans To Double Size Of AI Research Unit By 2020

Facebook and Google are locked in a battle to hire the smartest minds in the field, while others like Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft are also trying to poach the best PhD students and other academics, leading to brain drain concerns.

SAP, Microsoft and Adobe announce data alliance

SAP, Microsoft and Adobe announce data alliance

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Business software companies SAP, Microsoft and Adobe said on Monday they were forming a data alliance that will make it easier for clients running their applications to get a better overview of the customer.

New Mexico sues Google, Twitter for illegally collecting data on children

New Mexico sues Google, Twitter for illegally collecting data on children

New Mexico Attorney General Balderas said the companies are violating the 1998 Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, a federal law, by collecting and selling the data on children.

Google, App Developer Sued for Tracking Children Online

Google, App Developer Sued for Tracking Children Online

New Mexico’s attorney general has filed a lawsuit against a popular children’s app developer as well as Google and Twitter’s online ad platforms for allegedly violating the privacy of children under the age of 13, the New York Times has reported.

How Game Apps That Captivate Kids Have Been Collecting Their Data

How Game Apps That Captivate Kids Have Been Collecting Their Data

On Tuesday evening, New Mexico’s attorney general filed a lawsuit claiming that the maker of Fun Kid Racing had violated a federal children’s privacy law through dozens of Android apps that shared children’s data.

At Stake in Lawsuit: What Can Bosses Access on Your Personal Devices?

At Stake in Lawsuit: What Can Bosses Access on Your Personal Devices?

Paul Iacovacci, an ex-managing director at Brevet Capital Management LLC, sued his former employer last week, accusing the New York investment firm of accessing his home computer to read his personal emails and steal data stored on personal hard drives.

Are New York’s Free LinkNYC Internet Kiosks Tracking Your Movements?

Are New York’s Free LinkNYC Internet Kiosks Tracking Your Movements?

Since plans for LinkNYC were first unveiled, journalists, residents, and civil liberties experts have raised concerns that the internet kiosks might be storing sensitive data about its users and possibly tracking their movements.

Class Action Against Facebook Consolidated Creating One of the Largest Data Privacy Lawsuits Bleichmar Fonti Auld LLP and Keller Rohrback LLP To Lead Case Against Social Media Giant

Class Action Against Facebook Consolidated, Creating One of the Largest Data Privacy Lawsuits - Bleichmar Fonti & Auld LLP and Keller Rohrback L.L.P. To Lead Case Against Social Media Giant