As the celebrity photo-hacking scandal has made clear, privacy isn't what it used to be.Read More »
Tag Archives: Personal privacy
Senate passes bill protecting employee passwords (UPDATE)
As concerns mount over the privacy of personal information online, the Wisconsin state Senate has passed a bill making it illegal for employers to ask workers or job applicants to turn over their passwords to social media accounts.Read More »
Web privacy bill moving forward in Legislature
A proposal that would make it illegal for Wisconsin employers to ask workers or job applicants to turn over their passwords to social media accounts such as Facebook is moving forward in the Legislature.Read More »
09-1279 FCC v. AT&T, Inc.
FOIA Personal privacy; corporations Corporations do not have “personal privacy” for the purposes of the exemption in 5 U.S.C. 552(b)(7)(C). AT&T argues that the word “personal” in Exemption 7(C) incorporates the statutory definition of “person,” which includes corporations, §551(2). But adjectives do not always reflect the meaning of corresponding nouns. “Person” is a defined term in the statute; “personal” is ...Read More »