The NSA, PRISM, and Social Media

Posted by Emily Lange Rodecker on June 19, 2013

The recent National Security Administration (NSA) leaks about its PRISM program (which allows the NSA to collect online data including search history, email content, file transfers, and live chats, including video) and telephone data surveillance have created quite the stir. Gremln takes a closer look at the news as it has been unfolding and the social media reaction to the mounting privacy concerns.

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Topics: NSA, Prism, privacy, Social Media News, social media privacy

The Main Event: Social Media Privacy Laws vs. Financial Industry Regulation

Posted by Emily Lange Rodecker on May 22, 2013

In one corner, there’s employee protection. In the other, securities regulation concerns. In the battle of security, what’s more important: employee privacy or industry regulation? As the number of U.S. states passing social media legislation to protect employee rights increases, so does the pushback from regulatory bodies.

In cases where your social media profile is public, the gloves are off. Your employer has the right to view your posts – as does everyone else in the world (you know, being public and all).

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Topics: Business, compliance, Compliance, employee privacy, FFIEC, internet privacy, legislation, regulatory bodies, secure social media, social media, social media compliance, social media legislation, social media privacy

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