Sep 292022
 September 29, 2022  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Laws, Non-U.S.

Paul Karp and Josh Taylor report: Companies could have the right to retain customers’ data stripped back by an ambitious suite of privacy reforms proposed by the Albanese government. The attorney general, Mark Dreyfus, revealed on Thursday that in addition to completing a review of Australia’s privacy laws, the Albanese [Read More…]

Sep 272022
 September 27, 2022  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

From EFF: The Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) searches entire zip codes’ worth of people’s private data and discloses it to police without a warrant or any suspicion of wrongdoing, according to a privacy lawsuit filed Wednesday in Sacramento County Superior Court. SMUD’s bulk disclosure of customer utility data turns its entire [Read More…]

Sep 232022
 September 23, 2022  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Featured News, Surveillance

Daniel Boffey reports: The wife of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is preparing a lawsuit in the US against the spyware maker NSO Group, claiming she was targeted with the Israeli company’s Pegasus software. Hanan Elatr, 52, is also planning to sue the governments of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for [Read More…]