Nov 292021
 November 29, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Non-U.S., Online, Surveillance

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has today announced its provisional intent to impose a potential fine of just over £17 million on Clearview AI Inc – a company that describes itself as the ‘World’s Largest Facial Network’. In addition, the ICO has issued a provisional notice to stop further processing [Read More…]

Nov 292021
 November 29, 2021  Posted by  Govt, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Catharine Tunney reports: … While law enforcement’s use of genetic genealogy has been credited with advancing and solving cold cases, it’s also raising ethical questions about how police are taking advantage of the at-home DNA testing trend. “There have been some pretty big wins with this technology, but the downsides are pretty big [Read More…]

Nov 282021
 November 28, 2021  Posted by  Featured News, Laws, Non-U.S., Online, Surveillance

The Age reports: The federal government has proposed new laws to unmask anonymous online trolls and to make social media companies that publish the defamatory posts of third parties liable. Under the new regime, a social media company would be legally responsible for defamatory posts unless they revealed to the victim the [Read More…]