Protego Daily Update: 12/13/18

Here are the five stories we are following today:

Are tech companies at risk for additional regulation?  The Washington Post reports that President Trump and House Democrats have been signaling support for antitrust action on tech companies.

The ACLU is raising concerns about Amazon’s recent patent, pairing facial recognition with Ring, the doorbell company.  Jacob Snow lays out the risks in Amazon’s Disturbing Plan to Add Face Surveillance to Your Front Door

Quantum computing is a recent buzzword – but Axios asks: is it a solution looking for a business problem? 

U.S. Senator Brian Schatz led a team of 15 senators introducing The Data Care Act, which would require online providers to take the responsible steps to protect users’ personal information.  Learn more about this issue here.

Was your phone imaged by U.S. border agents? They may still have the data according to a a new report by the Department of Homeland Security’s internal watchdog.


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