Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich (Photo by Katie Campbell/Arizona Capitol Times)
Sep 17, 2018

Brnovich to investigate cell phone tracking

Saying consumer privacy is being invaded, state Attorney General Mark Brnovich has launched an inquiry into whether a major tech firm is violating the rights of Arizona residents by tracking their movements and activities through their cell phones -- even after the users think they've told the company to stop.

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Jul 6, 2015

Social media, smartphone apps threaten public records retention

Technology’s rapid advances in the past decade haven’t bypassed lawmakers and public officials, and new methods that purport to destroy communications may pose a threat to the retention of public records.

Jen Joyce, a community manager for the Uber rideshare service, works on a laptop before a meeting of the Seattle City Council, Monday, March 17, 2014, at City Hall in Seattle. The Council was voting on rules and regulations that have pitted supporters of ride-share and other non-traditional transportation companies against taxi and for-hire drivers and operators. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Mar 18, 2014

Ridesharing technology provides a crucial opportunity for Arizona

Now that app-based ridesharing technology in the hands of companies like uberX and Lyft is helping change the way people get around, state policymakers should take a measured regulatory approach. Let’s not kill this new industry – and the jobs that go with it – before it even gets established.