Police worker stole force computer and had access to personal data

He pleaded guilty to stealing a computer between August 1 and December 31, 2014. The memory stick contained information from the Nottinghamshire force including pay slips of intelligence analyst Keith Robson, an employee for 14 years. City magistrates heard that it was found outside an Aldi store and the finder failed to trace the owner. […]

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FTC expenses agents for selling personal information gathered from Pay

The U.S. Federal alternate fee (FTC) has cracked down on information agents for allegedly hawking touchynon-public info of unsuspecting consumers to scammers. In a lawsuit (PDF) in opposition to LeapLab filed in U.S. District court docket for the District of Arizona in 2014, the FTC charged the data broking with shopping for payday loan packages […]

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Indie Film ‘Creative Control’ Looks at the Near Future of Personal VR

What does technology look like five minutes in the future? It’s a question that’s on a lot of artists’ minds lately. Whether it’s the Siri-like companion in Spike Jonze’s ‘Her,’ a beautiful AI in Alex Garland’s ‘Ex Machina’ or the ability to instantly rewind and project memories in the “Black Mirror” episode of TV’s ‘The […]

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