New research shows that opt-in policies may not be as effective as intended when it comes to data protection and privacy regulations.
A private group chat of Jewish creatives was leaked because some were organising against pro-Palestinians. Was it ethical to do so?
Police use of surveillance technologies — like security cameras and artificial intelligence — is becoming more widespread. Measures are needed to protect people’s privacy and avoid misidentification.
Social media companies have come under intense pressure to do more to protect teens, but there’s another concern – they could go too far.
Paying for your parking via an app promises ease and efficiency. But we are entering a bargain with unclear terms around data privacy and public revenue.
Canada needs to take action immediately to protect children online from exposure to age-inappropriate material. More stringent age verification measures need to be in place.
Citizen data that is reliable for use at a national, regional or sub-regional scale does not automatically offer accurate portrayals of specific local and community conditions.
Meta’s decision to charge users for an ad-free experience still requires that people have their information collected.
Responsible data stewardship must take many factors into account including legal requirements, data governance, cybersecurity and user privacy.
No one has time to read the terms and conditions we are often asked to consent to. But we’re sometimes agreeing to things we would rather not.
Our online data is inevitably intertwined with the data of others. Current protections are ill-equipped to address this reality and manage the far-ranging impacts of data breaches.
Cars can collect data via cameras, microphones, sensors, and connected phones and apps. Our privacy laws need urgent reform if these data are to be kept safe.
The justice ministry had more than enough time to make the law constitutional. Failure to do so is an indictment on its leadership in the process.
Vlogging has emerged as a new source of intimate entertainment, and for creators, potential income. However, they also raise serious questions about exploitation and the privacy rights of children.
The draft bill has a number of issues, ranging from an insecure mechanism that leaves people’s data vulnerable to attacks, to a lack of mandatory disclosure of data breaches.
Australia’s new “consumer data right” leads the world in allowing data to be moved safely and efficiently. So what is it? And how can it help protect you and your personal data against data breaches?
As US cities struggle to reduce homelessness, two scholars explain how planners can reform shelter design to be more humane and to prioritize mental health and well-being.
Publishers and studios routinely pay large sums to acquire ‘life story rights.’ Two law scholars explain why the phrase is misleading.
Student residences built in recent decades prioritize privacy, yet research shows a lack of student socialization spaces negatively affects students’ academic performance and well-being.
More invasive devices have prompted new debates about privacy and freedom. But it’s important to keep in mind that other technologies already sense and shape our thoughts, a neuroethicist argues.