Data protection

OpenAI Hit By Austrian Complaint Over ChatGPT ‘False Data’

Rights group argues ChatGPT tendency to generate false information on individuals violates GDPR data protection rules on accuracy

3 weeks ago

Beating the Barbarians in the Cloud

As the cloud continues to be an essential asset for all businesses, developing and maintaining high levels of cybersecurity is…

3 weeks ago

UK Lawsuit Claims Grindr Shared HIV Status

Dating app Grindr sued over claims it shared sensitive user data, including HIV status, with third parties for advertising purposes

4 weeks ago

Italy Says ChatGPT Violates Data Protection Rules

Italian data protection regulator says investigation found OpenAI's ChatGPT violates EU's GDPR privacy rules

4 months ago

FTC Launches Probe Into ChatGPT False Results

FTC demands data from OpenAI in firm's use of data and whether false information from ChatGPT can harm individuals' reputations

10 months ago

Webinar: Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365

More organisations are protecting Microsoft 365 data than ever before, is yours one of them?

11 months ago

Italy Data Protection Office Plans Broader AI Review

Italy's proactive data protection regulator plans broader review of AI after brief banon ChatGPT amidst mounting concerns around field

12 months ago

ICO Fines TikTok £12.7m Over Children’s Data

ICO finds TikTok did not do enough to keep children aged under 13 off the platform, and that as a…

1 year ago

Facebook Parent Seeks To Block £3bn UK Lawsuit

Facebook parent Meta seeks to block £3bn UK collective legal action claiming company abusively profited from users' personal data

1 year ago

TikTok Chief Chew To Testify Before US Congress

TikTok chief executive Shou Zi Chew to testify before US House of Representatives in March as lawmakers consider national app…

1 year ago

Council Of Europe Warns Over Data Protection Rights

Council of Europe warns 'bleak' international picture invites erosion of human rights including data protection, amidst consumer concerns

1 year ago

Quest Software Podcast: The Data Dilemma: How to Become a Data Centric Enterprise: Episode 5

In this final episode, we pull all the previous four themes together. We consider that a 'data business' is today.…

1 year ago

Meta Fined 265m Euros Over Data Leak

Irish data protection office fines Facebook parent Meta 265m euros over 2019 data leak, adding up to 1bn euros in…

1 year ago

Quest Software Podcast: The Data Dilemma: How to Become a Data Centric Enterprise: Episode 4

The impact of the cloud and today's hybrid approach to data and network management, together with transforming business processes and…

2 years ago

Quest Software Podcast: The Data Dilemma: How to Become a Data Centric Enterprise: Episode 3

What are the essential components of a data-focused toolset? Many data tools are available, but what benefits, insights and value…

2 years ago

ICO Warns Against Biometric Emotion Analysis Tech

Biometric technologies that analyse a person's emotions are 'immature' and may never work, warns data protection watchdog

2 years ago

Quest Software Podcast: The Data Dilemma: How to Become a Data Centric Enterprise: Episode 2

Welcome to this second podcast in the series: The Data Dilemma: How to Become a Data Centric Enterprise from Quest…

2 years ago

Instagram Fined €405 Million For Teenager Data Violation

Irish data protection watchdog slaps Meta's Instagram with a hefty €405m (£349m) fine for letting teenagers display their contact details

2 years ago

Instagram Says It Never Shares Precise User Location

Instagram refutes claims circulating widely online that 'precise location' feature on iOS and Android reveals users' exact whereabouts to others…

2 years ago

TikTok Reassures US Senate Over Data Plans

TikTok tells lawmakers it plans to store all American data on Oracle servers, amidst ongoing national security probe over user…

2 years ago

Australian Retailer Pauses Facial Recognition Trial

Australian appliance retailer The Good Guys pauses trial of facial recognition in security systems after consumer group complaint, seeks 'clarification'

2 years ago

Clearview AI Fined £7.5m Over Facial Recognition Data

UK Information Commissioner's Office orders controversial facial recognition firm Clearview AI to delete data it holds on UK residents

2 years ago

UK Web Users’ Data ‘Shared 987 Times Per Day’

New study from Irish Council for Civil Liberties finds average European user's data shared 376 times per day, rising to…

2 years ago

Irish Watchdog Provides Update On Data Transfer For Meta – Report

Ireland's data watchdog is to consult with fellow EU regulators in April over Meta's Facebook data transfers to the United…

2 years ago

Google Warns Android App Developers Over Data Sharing

Google warns app developers working with UK data company Huq to be clearer about what they are sharing, amidst privacy…

2 years ago

Uber To Pay $9m Settlement Over Safety Reporting Failure

Uber agrees to pay $9 million to settle dispute with California regulators over its failure to provide detailed data on…

2 years ago

WhatsApp Slapped With $267m GDPR Fine For Sharing Data

Ouch. Irish Data Protection Commission hits WhatsApp with an increased fine of 225m euros, due to its handling and processing…

3 years ago

UK To Overhaul Data Protection Rules, Targets Cookie Pop-ups

Government to refresh the UK's data protection rules, and poaches New Zealand's Privacy Commissioner to replace outgoing Information Commissioner

3 years ago

British Airways Settles Data Breach Claims Case

Costly exercise. British Airways pays an undisclosed settlement to passengers and staff impacted by massive 2018 data breach

3 years ago

Regulator ‘Deeply Concerned’ Over Live Facial Recognition

Information Commissioner concerned that live facial recognition could be linked to social media to create 'supercharged CCTV'

3 years ago