Nov 162019
 
 November 16, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Featured News, Non-U.S., Online, Youth & Schools

CBC News reported today on a serious breach involving students in the Toronto District School Board. At first blush, I thought that they were reporting on an issue  I had previously reported involving the same district and sensitive student information. But it turns out that this is a new complaint [Read More…]

Nov 162019
 
 November 16, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Non-U.S.

Nina Funnell reports: The ABC has been accused of violating women’s privacy and compromising their safety, after circulating a documentary which included the real names, faces and personal stories of rape and domestic violence victims, without the survivors’ knowledge or consent. One woman who works in the media says she [Read More…]

Nov 162019
 
 November 16, 2019  Posted by  Business, Misc, Surveillance

Emily Bruemmer of Davis Wright Tremaine writes: Boarding a flight. Buying a coffee. Accessing a financial account. The number of actions or transactions that individuals can accomplish through the use of facial recognition, thumbprints, voiceprints, or other biometric information is varied and increasing. Google Pay recently announced that it will authenticate [Read More…]