Nov 212019
 
 November 21, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Non-U.S.

Wu Yujian, Zhang Yuzhe and Han Wei report: Kaola Credit, the credit rating service of leading payment company Lakala Payment, was accused of illegally storing and selling users’ personal data for millions of dollars, a case underscoring concerns about privacy breaches in the country’s booming fintech sector. Beijing-based Kaola Credit [Read More…]

Nov 212019
 
 November 21, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Online, Surveillance, U.S.

Zoe Schiffer reports: Facebook and Google’s persistent surveillance of billions of people around the world threatens human rights and free expression, says Amnesty International. In a new report, the NGO argues the companies need to change their business model and stop being reliant on people’s data. The internet is a necessary [Read More…]