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New Car Technology Leads To Concerns About Invasion Of Privacy

From TVs to automobiles, buying new often means getting the latest technology, from touch screens to wi-fi capability. But is there a price for this accessibility?

07/20/2014

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Bill Clinton Discusses Privacy, National Security

Former President Bill Clinton described Edward Snowden as “sort of an imperfect messenger,” who has raised questions about whether the nation can use technology to protect national security without destroying liberty and right to privacy.

04/09/2014

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Social Media Aided In Probe Of Md. Rabies Death

Public health investigators say they used Facebook and other social media to find people potentially exposed to the rabies virus after a Maryland man died from the disease last year in a rare case of transmission through a transplanted organ.

04/08/2014

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Bill Would Set Standards For Student Privacy

Maryland lawmakers will be hearing about a measure to limit commercial use of student data by cloud-computing service vendors.

02/21/2014

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Army Plans To Fly Surveillance Blimps Over Aberdeen Proving Ground

he U.S. Army is planning to deploy a pair of tethered helium filled blimps over Aberdeen Proving Grounds later this year. Privacy advocates are concerned.

01/23/2014

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Policing Privacy: New Package Of Md. Bills Sets Limits On Crime-Fighting Devices

Technology has changed quickly in the last few decades. And law enforcement has adapted with it, using that technology to combat crime. But now some Maryland lawmakers say it is time to set some limits in order to protect citizens’ privacy.

01/14/2014

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Some Concern Voiced Over Carroll Co. Palm Scanners

The Carroll County schools superintendent says he’s receptive to privacy concerns voiced by some parents about new palm-scanning technology in place at some schools.

11/16/2012

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Debate Over License Plate Readers Grows In Maryland

License plate readers are expanding across Maryland, but some fear they’re an invasion of your privacy.

11/14/2012

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MTA To Record Audio On Buses; Raises Privacy Concerns

Flipping the switch. Maryland Transportation Administration (MTA) officials are turning on the audio of surveillance cameras on buses. It’s a controversial move that’s causing a stir among lawmakers, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and MTA riders.

10/18/2012

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Palm Scanners In Use At Carroll County Schools

Carroll County students are now using palm scanners to pay for their lunches, causing some parents to worry about their children’s privacy.

10/03/2012

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Gansler To Discuss Internet Privacy

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler wants to raise awareness about Internet privacy concerns.

03/20/2012

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Md. Attorney General Challenging Google’s New Privacy Policy

Taking on Google. Maryland’s attorney general leads a major challenge against the Internet giant’s new privacy policy.

02/23/2012

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