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Data privacy Houseparty claims hacking rumours were part of a smear campaign

Houseparty, the intensely popular video chat app, has offered $1 million for proof to confirm that the recent “smear campaign” …

Data privacy NHS sent COVID-19 letters to families of deceased patients in error

NHS has recently issued a public apology for erroneously sending nearly 11,000 letters to the families of deceased patients, informing …

Data privacy At Alibaba’s Lazada, coronavirus measures become the latest culture conflict

At Lazada, the Southeast Asian arm of Alibaba Group Holding, staff are furious over demands they submit health reports daily …

Data privacy UK telecom operators to share citizens’ location data with the government

With the recently-passed Coronavirus bill, the UK government has awarded itself with sweeping powers, one such being able to track …

Data privacy European mobile operators share data for coronavirus fight

Mobile carriers are sharing data with the health authorities in Italy, Germany and Austria, helping to fight coronavirus by monitoring …

Data privacy Uber’s challenge to balance driver safety with customer privacy

Margaret Bordelon can still feel the hands of the drunk man who tried to pull her in for a kiss at the …

Data privacy Personal data stored by Ring doorbells deeply concerning

A data request submitted by the BBC has set alarm bells ringing about the data privacy regulations of doorbell company …

Data privacy Tesco Clubcard owners warned over data security concern

Tesco, British supermarket chain, send a warning to 600,000 loyalty card members over a potential data breach of Clubcard usernames …

Data privacy Avast doubles down on privacy after Jumpshot furore

Cyber security firm Avast said it would increase its focus on privacy, with growth driven by a new product in the …

Data privacy Amazon knows a lot about us. Should we be worried?

In today's digital age, customer data is of huge value to companies. Amazon have recently come under the microscope for …

Data privacy Barclays backtracks on staff surveillance system after criticism

Barclays is changing a system it was piloting that tracks how employees spend their time at work, after critical media …

Data privacy Irish regulator readies draft decisions in first big tech privacy probes

The first draft decisions by Ireland's data privacy regulator on probes into some of the world's biggest technology firms will go for consultation …