States Debate Privacy Protections as Technology Speeds Ahead

sriFrom the North-Kingston Standard Times:

“Revenge porn is an issue that clearly needs to be addressed. But this isn’t the solution, sales ” said Justin Silverman, pharmacy Executive Director of the New England First Amendment Coalition. “Privacy needs to be protected in a way that does not deter journalists from reporting stories that are in the public’s interest.” [Full Story]
statelineFrom Stateline

Companies that produce some of the new technologies, seek such as the makers of education software and drones, case fear the restrictions will stifle innovation and commerce. Others, such as Justin Silverman, executive director of the New England First Amendment Coalition, say some of the restrictions, such as those on drones, body cameras and “revenge porn” — nude or sexually graphic images shared without consent — may infringe on free speech protections. [Full Story]