What is doxxing? Merriam-Webster dictionary defines the term as “publicly identify[ing] for [publication] private information about (someone) especially as a form of punishment or revenge.”
Given the public/private partnerships that make government use of facial recognition possible, consumers remain unaware of which seemingly benign consumer products could land in government hands.
Departmental failures involving state agencies undermine the public’s trust in government, which is a necessary ingredient to the healthy functioning of a free society.
The erosion of individual privacy rights within federal law enforcement agencies directly correlates with the rise of unchecked agency power, particularly in the realm of national security agencies such as the CIA and, post-9/11,...
Justice and Due Process
The general constitutional issue under review is this: does allowing police to force a criminal defendant to provide the passcode for a cell phone violate the Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination?
This bill clarifies information needed to process a birth certificate request with additional, research-relevant questions.
Limited and Open Government
As new State Privacy Officer Whitney Phillips moves forward with her review, four problems should be prioritized.
Why did the Utah Department of Health require new parents to fill out an eight-page form with more than 100 questions to get their infant’s birth certificate?
The resolution argues that forcing banking institutions to make such a choice breaks down trust between consumers and financial institutions.