The laws about cookies are fairly clear in EU and UK, but many big companies are breaking them anyway.
Social media firms in Europe are well on the way to a thousand cuts.
Mass data collection and surveillance have become ubiquitous. For marginalized communities, the stakes of having their privacy violated are high.
Once analysts gain access to our private data, they can use that information to influence and alter our behaviour and choices. If you’re marginalized in some way, the consequences are worse.
A proposed online privacy code would give consumers more control over how tech companies collect and use their data
Ireland is under pressure to investigate, and potentially fine, Facebook for alleged data breaches under GDPR.
Accessing India’s digital consumers is seen as the key to future growth for big tech companies like Facebook.
Google is using artificial intelligence to collect and process user data in a way that produces more nuanced and detailed information about our activities but addresses privacy concerns.
At the end of the 1925 movie ‘Red Kimono,’ the protagonist, Gabrielle Darley, throws away her garment and moves on to a better life. Real life is more complicated.
Our newfound ability to reincarnate the dead as chatbots presents several legal and ethical dilemmas.
Ransomware is quietly developing into one of the most disruptive – and lucrative – forms of cybercrime.
In the current pandemic, finding the right balance between the protection of public health and respecting civil liberties has proven to be supremely difficult.
Many businesses struggle with data security, but the new Privacy Act means they will have to make protecting customers’ personal information a priority.
Banning the Chinese-owned social media platforms raises free speech concerns and could worsen the US-China trade war.
An EU decision on international data movements shows Australia’s rules for safeguarding personal information may need a rethink.
Any update too Canada’s current regulations to manage online privacy and data protection needs to anticipate emerging trends in data collection.
The UK government has quietly relaxed a confidentiality law that protects patient health data. Here’s why that matters.
Reports that UK citizens are to lose the data protection from GDPR are overblown.
Privacy concerns that emerged since law enforcement started mining the databases have put such a serious dent in the business that both Ancestry.com and 23andMe have reduced employees significantly.
When hosting a dinner party, are you obliged to let your guests know that you own a smart device like Amazon Echo or Google Home? The answer is yes, according to a privacy researcher.