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Data privacy Digital contact tracing’s mixed record abroad spells trouble for US efforts to rein in...

Two public health measures – testing, to identify those infected, and contact tracing, to identify those who may have encountered …

Data privacy When data manipulates you

Breaches and data leaks occur with disappointing frequency, whereby millions of records fall into the wrong hands or are misused. This …

Data privacy Most Brits willing to trade privacy for robust COVID-19 contact tracing efforts

A new survey has found that a majority of Brits are willing to forego their privacy to help set up …

Data privacy More than 10,000 victims joined class-action lawsuit against EasyJet

A class-action lawsuit, filed against EasyJet for failing to prevent the breach of personal information of 9 million flyers, has …

Data privacy NCSC warns of credential attacks targeting Premier League fans

With million of football fans turning into digital platforms to watch their favourite teams slug it out in the reactivated …

Data privacy ICO finds excessive mobile data extraction by police forces in England and Wales

The Information Commissioner's Office has found via an investigation that police forces in England and Wales are extracting and storing …

Data privacy IBM, Amazon and Microsoft banning police use of facial recognition tech

Big Tech giants Microsoft, Amazon, and IBM have announced they will not sell facial recognition technology to police forces until …

Data privacy The EU’s proposed ban on facial recognition in the new COVID-19 world – finding...

At the start of 2020, the European Commission was seriously considering the ban of facial recognition technology in public spaces, …

Data privacy Google attracts $5bn lawsuit for tracking users in private browsing mode

A class-action lawsuit with a minimum claim of $5 billion has been filed in the US, alleging that Google tracks …

Data privacy EasyJet faces £18 billion class action lawsuit following massive breach

EasyJet has been slapped with a class-action lawsuit with a potential liability of £18 billion for suffering a massive data …

Data privacy Councillors accuse Glasgow City Council of breaching data protection law

Glasgow city councillors have alleged that their communications with their constituencies are being shared with third parties in a possible …

Data privacy Online child abuse could spike during the Covid-19 crisis, warns NCA

A 20-year-old barman was recently sentenced to nine months in prison for making and uploading over 45,000 child abuse images …