data proteciton

Clearview AI Faces £17m Fine For ‘Serious’ Data Protection Breaches

American facial recognition firm Clearview AI is facing a possible £17 million fine over “serious breaches” of UK data protection…

2 months ago

ICO To Urge G7 Action On Annoying Cookie Consent Pop-ups

Information Commissioner is urging G7 data protection authorities to tackle the scourge of modern day browsing....cookie pop-ups

5 months ago

US Senate Finds Systemic Cybersecurity Failures In Federal Agencies

Personal data of millions of Americans is at risk because of cybersecurity failures at multiple federal agencies, US Senate report…

6 months ago

Government Welcomes EU Data Protection Agreement

Personal data will continue to 'seamlessly flow' between the United Kingdom and Europe, after European Union agreement

7 months ago

German Regulator Orders Facebook To Stop Using WhatsApp Data

Three month data collection ban. Facebook has been banned by regulator from processing the personal data from German WhatsApp users

8 months ago

Twitter Fined 450,000 Euros Over Public Tweet Bug

Irish data regulator DPC increases Twitter's GDPR fine for tweeting bug, after watchdogs in Austria, Germany, Italy argued it was…

1 year ago

British Airways Hit With Record £20m Fine For Data Breach

Data protection watchdog reconsiders its £183.4 million fine against British Airways for 2018 data breach, and lowers it down to…

1 year ago

Police Use Of Facial Recognition Breached Privacy, Court Rules

Milestone ruling. The UK Court of Appeal rules use of automatic facial recognition (AFR) tech by South Wales Police is…

1 year ago

UK Track And Trace Scheme Broke UK Data Protection, Campaigners Claim

Campaigners claim that UK's track and trace scheme broke data protection laws, but experts say non-compliance understandable considering unprecedented emergency

2 years ago

UK Google Accounts To Be Placed Under US Jurisdiction

Change of terms of service will see British Google accounts moved out from Irish (European Union) control and placed within…

2 years ago

Google Cloud Next UK: Google Highlights European Data Protections

Largest Google Cloud event in Europe sees search engine giant commit to enhance European data protection with additional tools

2 years ago

EU Regulator Asks Questions About Facebook’s Libra Currency – Report

Facebook's Libra questions from EU regulator concern use of customer data and anti-competitive issues

2 years ago

MI5 Handling Of Personal Data ‘Unlawful’, Watchdog Warns

Intelligence agency did not store data correctly and kept it for too long, official watchdog warns

3 years ago

NHS Laptop, Mobile Theft Rises Dramatically

Rise in theft of tech from the NHS has prompted warning about cyber risk to patient data

3 years ago

Google Faces Irish Advertising Probe For GDPR Compliance

Irish data protection watchdog begins investigation to see if Google is obeying GDPR with its advertising services

3 years ago

European Parliament Approves ‘Big Brother’ Database

Critics say plans to link together existing identity databases across the EU may break Europe's own data protection laws

3 years ago