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  • March 21, 2018

    Congressional Leaders Agree To $1.3T Long-Term Funding Bill

    House and Senate leaders have reached an agreement Wednesday on federal spending for the next six months, kicking off a race to keep the government open ahead of a Friday funding deadline.

  • March 21, 2018

    EU Data Authority Pushes For Tighter 'Fake News' Regulation

    The European data protection supervisor on Wednesday called for privacy regulators to work more closely with election and media authorities to clamp down on the spread of "fake news," saying that the standard approach of fighting online data manipulation with increased transparency wasn't enough.

  • March 21, 2018

    Biometric Scans Violate Privacy Law, Hospital Workers Say

    Illinois' Northshore University Health System, which has four locations in the suburban Chicago area, was hit with a putative class action in Cook County Circuit Court on Monday over claims that its practice of making employees scan their retinas or hands to gain access to restricted hospital areas violates the state's Biometric Information Privacy Act.

  • March 21, 2018

    Canadian Airline Says Consultant Is Holding Website Hostage

    Low-cost Canadian airline Flair Airlines Ltd. sued a travel consulting company in Illinois federal court Tuesday over claims the company is holding Flair’s website hostage after their business relationship fell apart.

  • March 21, 2018

    OPM's Post-Breach Security Efforts Worry Lawmakers

    House lawmakers expressed concern Tuesday that the U.S. Office of Personnel Management is still struggling to modernize its aging information technology systems three years after a sweeping breach compromised personal data belonging to tens of millions of people.

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