by Mike Masnick
Fri, Oct 7th 2011 4:10pm
As there are continued concerns from the EU about US requirements to hand over passenger info to the US, where it will be stored for at least fifteen years, Homeland Security trotted out its own "chief privacy officer," who insists that Homeland Security hasn't abused the information. Somehow, trusting DHS to tell us DHS isn't abusing the information DHS so desperately wants... isn't particularly comforting.
If you liked this post, you may also be interested in...
- Toy Maker Vtech Hacked, Revealing Kids' Selfies, Chat Logs, & Even Voice Recordings
- Techdirt Podcast Episode 52: The EU Has Set Privacy & Free Speech On A Collision Course
- Sixth Circuit Appeals Court Prepares To Consider The Privacy Implications Of Mugshots
- Did You Hear About How ISIS Has A Sophisticated Training Manual For Encryption? Yeah, It Was Actually A Pamphlet For Journalists And Activists
- Telegraph Publishes The Dumbest Article On Encryption You'll Ever Read... Written By David Cameron's Former Speechwriter