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Ethics Commission will investigate former Logos director

The Oregon Government Ethics Commission will proceed with an investigation into whether Logos Public Charter School’s former director, Joe VonDoloski, violated state law when he won a $1.5 million consulting contract with the school a month after he resigned. 57 more words

Mail Tribune

The battle for control of data could be just starting

Companies like Facebook, Google and Amazon happily take our data in exchange for convenience, lower prices or free services, but individuals and businesses are beginning to understand the value of controlling their data instead of simply handing it over to the world’s largest technology companies. 17 more words

Ethics & Law

Former Governor Kitzhaber violated state ethics law, commission rules

The Oregon Government Ethics Commission has found that former Gov. John Kitz­haber broke state ethics law by failing to notify the public of the potential conflicts of interest arising from his fiancee Cylvia Hayes’ paid outside consulting work. 39 more words

The Register-Guard

VIBRATOR MAKER CLAIMS IT SECRETLY TRACKED USAGE

We-Vibe, a producer of vibrators which can be connected with an app to a smartphone for remote controlled usage has been accused of tracking the usage of the device. 26 more words

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PRIVACY INFILTRATED BY SMART HOMES

Smart technological devices such as Echo or Google Home record the daily occurrence in the homes thereby increasing security. While more and more homes are adapting these smart devices ,the question arises as to how much the  privacy at home is being disturbed by them. Read More>>

Ethics & Law

Kate Brown's own ethics law hinders her new budget adviser

When Gov. Kate Brown hired former Rep. Peter Buckley to influence lawmakers’ budget choices, she should have known his hands would be tied.

After all, she championed  29 more words

The Oregonian

Gov. Brown reverses course, says former lawmaker will not lobby legislators

In a reversal, Gov. Kate Brown said Friday that she will abide by a legislative attorney’s opinion that her new adviser, recently retired state lawmaker Peter Buckley, cannot lobby his former colleagues. 48 more words

The Register-Guard