What is the provision on the Privacy Act of Trump's Executive order on “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States" aimed at?
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With this week’s White House announcement of an intent to nominate additional leadership officials at the Department of Justice, one of whom is current Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) member Rachel Brand, the PCLOB is one step closer to conducting its business with a lone remaining member, Elisebeth Collins. Board members may not serve in separate U.S. government positions.
Maybe Trump did not kill Privacy Shield after all ... but maybe he did...
Yesterday’s Executive Order on “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States” triggered alarm among privacy advocates in the U.S.
Did President Trump just kill the Privacy Shield?
A discussion with Benjamin Wittes, Stewart Baker, and Amie Stepanovich on Ben and Emma Kohse's new paper, "The Privacy Paradox II: Measuring the Privacy Benefits of Privacy Threats."
In the first days of the new administration, an Obama executive order extending certain privacy protections to ordinary foreign citizens should not be on the chopping block: it is vital to transatlantic digital trade and ecommerce.
Our new Brookings paper challenges the idea that privacy is an eroding value and tries to measure the extent to which this focus ignores the significant privacy benefits of the technologies that concern privacy advocates
On Friday morning, I will be releasing a new Brookings paper that readers may find interesting. Stewart Baker of Steptoe & Johnson and Amie Stepanovich of Access Now will be discussants on the paper, which I wrote with Emma Kohse.
Here's how Brookings is describing the event:
Follow Buddies and Block Buddies: A Simple Proposal to Improve Civility, Control, and Privacy on Twitter
In order to address growing concerns over the use of the platform for online harassment, Twitter should expand its current system of letting users designate whom they “block” and “follow” to let users designate other users whose blocks and follows their accounts will replicate.