Business Insider: ‘You will have victims’ blood all over your hands’: Sexual harassment lawyer accuses Google of killing revenge porn laws. “Carrie Goldberg, a lawyer who fights online sexual harassment, has accused Google of making an eleventh-hour intervention to kill new revenge porn laws in the US state of New York. The bill has been in the works in Albany, New York, for five years. It would have made the nonconsensual dissemination of sexually explicit images a misdemeanour punishable by up to a year in jail. It would also have allowed victims to sue web hosts to remove the offending images.”
News Channel 9: Tennessee launches new website to help people find mental health resources fast. “Tennesseans have a new way to find mental health and substance abuse resources and information fast. The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS) unveiled its new Fast Facts website Thursday.” The site includes directories of various services… and the services covered do include substance abuse and addiction.
North Jersey: Chris Christie is still using his ‘official’ Twitter account. Lawyers say it’s a problem. “Five months after leaving office and becoming a professional talking head for ABC News, Chris Christie still lists his preferred social media profile as the ‘official Twitter account of the 55th Governor of New Jersey.’ But there is nothing official about it to New Jersey.”
StarTribune: Minnesota launches new tool to find outdoor adventures. “On the hunt for the nearest park offering canoe rentals? Searching for a spot with Wi-Fi and a waterfall? Wondering where you might find an accessible yurt? Minnesotans have a new tool to sort through outdoor destinations, as state officials debuted a website Tuesday that serves as a one-stop shop for amenities at hundreds of regional and state parks and trails.”
University of Wisconsin-Madison: Tool Links Health Care Organizations, Public To Improve The Health Of Wisconsinites. “The University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute has updated and improved its online tool to help communities, organizations, and individuals easily assess and share health-related work in their local communities. The site, Assessing and Improving Community Health in Wisconsin, shows how local health departments and nonprofit hospitals work with each other and with other community organizations and members to assess local health needs and target priorities for action.”
Dark Reading: New Colorado Breach Notification Rules Signed Into Law. “Under the new law, if an individual’s personal information is part of a breach, he must be notified within 30 days after discovery — no exceptions. In addition, the law, passed with bipartisan support, broadens the definition of personally identifying information to including health care and financial data.”
Washington Secretary of State: Introducing Primarily Washington, A New Education Resource. “For the last few years, the Washington State Library, Washington State Archives and Legacy Washington have been have been meeting with Washington teachers. We asked for their help in finding a better way to serve our education community, promote education and lifelong learning, and connect Washingtonians to their history. After extensive cooperation with teachers and the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, we are proud to announce the launch of Primarily Washington, an online education portal designed to bring lesson plans together with the primary sources in our collections.”