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Community calendar of events for Jan. 20, 2018
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May 1, 2017
Knowing what your phone knows: How apps use data
FARGO— As the internet becomes more integrated, our own personal digital footprint grows. Smartphones are used to secure homes, manage...
May 1, 2017 - 6:00am
April 6, 2017
Area internet providers say privacy protections will remain
FARGO — Internet service providers in the Red River Valley area say they won't alter their policies concerning customers' private data...
April 6, 2017 - 5:08pm
October 27, 2016
FCC Approves Contentious New Internet Privacy Rules
LOS ANGELES - The FCC adopted a set of new privacy rules on Thursday that require internet providers to get approval from consumers before they use, sell or share their "sensitive" data.
October 27, 2016 - 11:30am
October 5, 2016
Sources: Yahoo secretly scanned customer emails for US intelligence
SAN FRANCISCO - Yahoo Inc last year secretly built a custom software program to search all of its customers’ incoming emails for specific information provided by U.S. intelligence officials, according to people familiar with the matter.
October 5, 2016 - 6:57am
May 23, 2016
U.S. House rejects bill requiring carriers to share phone location
WASHINGTON - The U.S.
May 23, 2016 - 8:09pm
May 4, 2016
Requests for data rise sharply under secretive U.S. surveillance orders
WASHINGTON - FBI requests for customer records under a secretive surveillance order increased by nearly 50 percent in 2015, according to a U.S. government transparency report published this week. Internet and telecommunications companies in 2015 received 48,642 requests, up from 33,024...
May 4, 2016 - 6:38am
April 15, 2016
Microsoft lawsuit against government relies on speech, privacy rights
SAN FRANCISCO - When the U.S.
April 15, 2016 - 11:00am
March 22, 2016
U.S. asks to cancel Apple encryption hearing, may be able to access device
March 22, 2016 - 2:17am
March 19, 2016
U.S. prosecutors, Apple to bring witnesses to hearing on locked iPhone
WASHINGTON—The U.S. government and Apple Inc. will be able to cross-examine the other's witnesses in a court hearing next week on whether the technology company must help federal investigators unlock an encrypted iPhone tied to one of the San Bernardino killers, Apple said....
March 19, 2016 - 6:20am
March 1, 2016
Judge backs Apple in encryption fight with government
The U.S. government cannot force Apple Inc. to unlock an iPhone in a New York drug case, a federal judge in Brooklyn said on Monday, a ruling that bolsters the company's arguments in its landmark legal showdown with the Justice Department over encryption and privacy. The government...
March 1, 2016 - 6:53am
December 15, 2015
Improving the methods of hiring educators
The 2017 Legislature should approve a change in North Dakota's open meetings/open records laws that would keep private the initial list of names of applicants for college and university presidents and the University System's chancellor. The early lists are meaningless in that...
December 15, 2015 - 7:06am
January 14, 2015
Obama seeks ehnaced cybersecurity laws to fight hackers
WASHINGTON, Jan 13 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama sent a bill to Congress on Tuesday to strengthen U.S. cybersecurity laws to protect government, businesses and consumers while protecting privacy, after recent hacking attacks against Sony Pictures, Home Depot Inc and Target...
January 14, 2015 - 7:08am
July 30, 2014
U.S. Senate bill curbs NSA surveillance
WASHINGTON — Sen. Patrick Leahy introduced legislation on Tuesday to ban the U.S. government’s bulk collection of Americans’ telephone records and Internet data and narrow how much information it can seek in any particular search. The bill, which has White House backing, goes...
July 30, 2014 - 7:23am
July 2, 2014
U.S. privacy board says NSA Internet spying program is effective but worrying
The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA)'s data collection program has been an effective tool to enhance the country's security but some elements of the cyber-spying raises privacy concerns, a U.S.
July 2, 2014 - 1:04pm
June 5, 2014
Location privacy law is needed
Remember telemarketing? A few years ago, the practice was impossible to forget. That’s because you’d be reminded of it every evening, as one company after another called you at home and tried to make a sale. The companies were free to do so. But because their freedom proved...
June 5, 2014 - 7:18am