ACLU warns 'a lot can go wrong' with digital vaccine passports "Individual Covid-19 vaccination records are private health information and should not be shared by a mandate," DeSantis' executive order reads.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Tuesday tore into Big Tech companies, calling them "enforcers of preferred narratives" whose economic interests are "not in the public interest" in a lengthy speech announcing new legislation to protect the privacy and free speech rights of Floridians from Silicon Valley.
Apex Laboratory, which provides blood work at home for patients in New York City, Long Island and South Florida, has been hit with a ransomware attack that also resulted in patient data being stolen.
According to court records from an arson case in Florida, Google regularly provides information to law enforcement about people that search a particular term or physical location using a Google service like Google Search or Google Maps.
Florida on Wednesday became the nation’s first state to enact a DNA privacy law, prohibiting life, disability and long-term care insurance companies from using genetic tests for coverage purposes.
Police in Florida believe recordings from a murder suspect's Amazon Echo may contain crucial information as they investigate an alleged argument at the man's home that ended in his girlfriend's death.
Ring, Nest, SimpliSafe and eight other manufacturers of internet-connected doorbell and security cameras have been alerted to "systemic design flaws" discovered by Florida Tech computer science student Blake Janes that allows a shared account that appears to have been removed to actually remain in place with continued access to the video feed.
Ring, Nest, SimpliSafe and eight other manufacturers of internet-connected doorbell and security cameras have been alerted to systemic design flaws discovered by Florida Tech computer science student Blake Janes that allows a shared account that appears to have been removed to actually remain in place with continued access to the video feed.
Below, we’ve provided a detailed breakdown of what this potential reality could look like when applied to one South Florida county’s public databases, along with information on how citizens and communities can use public data to better understand the behaviors of local law enforcement and even individual police officers.
JailCore was left unsecure and unencrypted on an Amazon server, impacting locations in Florida, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee and West Virginia The bucket was discovered by vpmMentor on January 3rd, but was not closed until nearly two weeks later.
According to the report: *-- The FBI has reconstructed an iPhone belonging to the shooter behind the December Naval Air Station attack in Pensacola, Florida, but still can't access the encrypted data on the device, Director Christopher Wray said Wednesday.
But police believe the Amazon Echo smart speaker devices in the home, known as Alexa because of the common “wake” word used to activate them, may have heard and recorded something relevant during the fatal altercation when the couple argued after a night out, the Sun Sentinel reported.
“Physical and digital privacy are more closely aligned than different, but data is abstracted from a person or community,” explains University of Florida associate professor Jasmine McNealy.What do we call this era of digital privacy?
ABC News Florida’s I-Team issued a breaking news story last week, revealing government documents that prove that the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DMV) sells personal information of residents to third party companies.
A state spokesperson told WFTS there’s no way for Florida residents to opt out if they don’t want their personal information sold:The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles provides public records as legally required, in accordance with federal and state law, and as a necessary function in order for customers to efficiently conduct everyday business.
The letter describes the database as “part of an alarming trend in Florida over the past year,” alongside other new record-collection requirements outlined in the Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Act. Across the country, too, more and more schools and governments are looking toward surveillance technology to ease their security concerns.
Reviver CEO Neville Boston with the digital license plate that can be updated wirelessly with registration, Amber Alerts and other information in real time. California is one of three states that have legalized the use of digital license plates, and several more -- like Texas and Florida -- are considering them.
He has retained counsel and informed Airbnb that he is considering filing a civil suit against it under Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act. He says the company should have flagged his host sooner for the name discrepancy and the fact that he did not have his landlord’s permission to rent out the property, which is in violation of Airbnb’s terms of service.
We urged the Florida Supreme Court yesterday to review a closely-watched lawsuit to clarify the due process rights of defendants identified by facial recognition algorithms used by law enforcement.
According to Securus’s 2019 Investigator Pro contract with Alachua County, Florida (which includes Gainesville), “Inmates will participate in a covert voice print enrollment process.” In Texas, state prisoners must enroll in the voice recognition program if they want to make calls.
Twitch TwitchCon attendees complained of inadequate security at the convention in San Jose, California, this weekend despite the deadly shooting at the Madden video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida, on Aug. 26.
A Florida state appellate court has ruled that an inebriated teenager involved in a car crash that resulted in the death of another person cannot be compelled to provide a passcode to his iPhone 7—the boy can indeed invoke a Fifth Amendment privilege, protecting him against self-incrimination.