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 …

Artificial Intelligence AI could help solve the privacy problems it has created

The stunning successes of artificial intelligence would not have happened without the availability of massive amounts of data, whether its …

GDPR Is it time to re-evaluate the effectiveness of GDPR?

Since the passing of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) two years ago, you will certainly have noticed the …

Apps UK coronavirus app expert verdict: strong privacy protection and added benefits

The UK has started trialling an app to help contain the spread of COVID-19 by alerting people if they have come into …

Podcast Contact tracing apps – can a loss of privacy ever be temporary?

On this week’s teissPodcast we discuss “contact tracing apps” - the smartphone software which - according to the health secretary, …

Surveillance Coronavirus: location-tracking apps could stop the disease – here’s how

Nearly half of the world’s population is now locked down in their homes to avoid spreading the coronavirus. With a …

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 …

Surveillance Privacy fears as India hand stamps suspected coronavirus cases

People suspected of having the coronavirus in India have received hand stamps and are being tracked using their mobile phones …

Social media Facebook to shift sensitive content moderation to staffers amid coronavirus crisis

Facebook Inc CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday that the company was moving moderation of its most sensitive content, including …

Podcast Does it really matter if government has backdoors to our tech?

This week we tackle the debate around encryption on the teissPodcast. I hope you’re keeping healthy and sane in these …

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 …