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Citizens express concern about election integrity commission’s data security, only to find their data published online

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 5 months ago

The unredacted comments published on Thursday include information like citizens' full names, email addresses, home addresses and phone numbers.

Bill would require a warrant to search devices at the border

by Samantha Ehlinger • 8 months ago

A bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers introduced Tuesday a bill that would require law enforcement to get probable cause warrants before searching Americans' digital devices at the border.

FBI’s handling of facial recognition tech draws skepticism on Capitol Hill

by Samantha Ehlinger • 9 months ago

Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle Wednesday expressed skepticism and dissatisfaction with the Federal Bureau of Investigation's explanation for how it has been using facial recognition technology.

Bills to limit use of ‘stingray’ data are back, with a push from Rep. Chaffetz

by Samantha Ehlinger • 10 months ago

Jason Chaffetz, the influential chairman of a House committee, is again putting his support behind two bipartisan bills that would curb law enforcement's use of mobile-phone data via "stingrays" without a warrant.

Email Privacy Act reintroduced after stalling in Senate last year

by Patrick O’Neill • 11 months ago

The bill is meant to update the Electronic Communications Privacy Act.

New OMB guidance clarifies how agencies should prepare for, respond to data breaches

by Samantha Ehlinger • 11 months ago

The policy released this week is replacing three memos from before Obama's tenure.