Jan 222020
 
 January 22, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Featured News

Nicholas Iovino reports:  The Supreme Court on Tuesday denied Facebook’s last-ditch effort to derail a $35 billion class action claiming the company harvested millions of users’ facial data without consent. ) The Supreme Court’s denial means a trial initially scheduled to start in July 2018 will soon be placed back [Read More…]

Jan 222020
 
 January 22, 2020  Posted by  Laws, Non-U.S., Youth & Schools

Kelvin Chan of AP reports: Social media sites, games and other online services won’t be allowed to “nudge” British kids into revealing personal details or lowering their privacy settings, under tough new rules drawn up by the country’s privacy regulator. The set of standards aimed at protecting children’s online privacy [Read More…]

Jan 222020
 
 January 22, 2020  Posted by  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Sebastian Murphy-Bates reports: Police caught a crossbow killer using tracking data from a stolen Land Rover after he shot a retired lecturer in the stomach with a high-powered bolt, a murder trial has hear. […] Whall told police the vehicle had been stolen but investigations into the car’s movements, recored [Read More…]