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  • Privacy groups to quit US talks on facial recognition standards

    Nine privacy groups plan to withdraw from U.S. government-hosted negotiations to develop voluntary facial-recognition privacy standards because the groups feel the process won't lead to adequate privacy protections.

    Written by Grant Gross16 June 15 14:03
  • Tech firms push for NSA surveillance transparency bills

    The U.S. Congress must act quickly on legislation that would make electronic data collection efforts by the U.S. National Security Agency more public, a group of tech firms, civil liberties groups and other organizations said Monday.

    Written by Grant Gross30 Sept. 13 19:23
  • Critic: NTIA's mobile privacy push has failed

    Lobbyists derailed an effort by U.S. President Barack Obama's administration to create mobile privacy standards, a privacy group charged on Thursday, while some participants in the process conceded it lacked focus.

    Written by Grant Gross29 Aug. 13 20:30