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NIST Developing Hardware Security Guidelines for Enterprises

The federal government's technical standards body is working on best practices for verifying the security and integrity of hardware, a notoriously difficult problem.

Hardware Security, Government

Congress Proposes a Promising New Privacy Bill

The ranking Democrat on a Senate Commerce Committee has unveiled a new digital privacy bill that would strengthen the FTC’s enforcement powers over tech companies.

Privacy, Legislation, Government

A Sovereign Internet Will Not Combat Cybercrime

The United Nations General Assembly will vote on a Russia- and China-backed resolution that claims to give governments tools to fight cybercrime. What it will actually do if it becomes a treaty, is allow governments to establish a sovereign Internet where they have full control of their country's Internet and monitor all activities.

Internet, Government, Surveillance

US Government Has Stopped Warrantless Collection of Phone Data

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence confirmed that the government has stopped collecting phone location data using Section 215 of the Patriot Act.

Privacy, Government

FTC to Developers: Get Consent

The FTC action against a developer of "stalking" apps emphasized that installing an app that hid its presence on the device and didn't notify the user what it was doing was against the law.

Privacy, Government, Appdev