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Data privacy Facebook sues Irish DPC for launching debatable inquiry into data transfers

Shortly after the Irish data protection commissioner told Facebook to put a stop on the transfer of data of EU …

Data privacy PLA-linked tech firm harvested details of 2.4m people worldwide

Despite the practice of firms harvesting personal data from social media sites causing much alarm worldwide, a Shenzhen-based tech firm …

Data privacy Irish data regulator orders Facebook to stop EU-US data transfers

The Irish data protection commissioner has told Facebook to put a stop on the transfer of data of EU residents …

Data privacy Children’s Code to boost security of online services and apps for kids

The new Age Appropriate Design Code or Children’s Code has made it mandatory for organisations offering online services and products …

Data privacy Facebook sues UK-based app developer for illegally collecting user data

Facebook has sued Fatih Haltas, an app developer in the UK, as well as his companies OakSmart Technologies and MobiBurn …

Data privacy Three steps for navigating privacy and cyber incident notification and disclosure requirements

Data breach and cyber security incident notification and disclosure requirements vary by industry and jurisdiction, and extend well beyond privacy-related …

Data privacy EU-US Privacy Shield struck down by the European Court of Justice

The European Court of Justice has invalidated the EU- U.S. Privacy Shield, that allowed the transfer of personal data between …

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 …