Feb 162020
 February 16, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Laws, Non-U.S.

Jessica Belton reports: The Italian Data Protection Authority (Garante per la protezione dei dati personali) last month issued a €27,802,946 fine to telecoms company TIM S.p.A for several GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) infringements and a lack of accountability. The unlawful practices, which occurred between 2017 and 2019, affected millions [Read More…]

Feb 152020
 February 15, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Surveillance

Glyn Moody writes: The speech by US Attorney General William P. Barr hardly seems earth-shattering. But buried within its business-like announcement of the indictment of four Chinese military hackers, there is the following statement, which has huge implications for privacy: For years, we have witnessed China’s voracious appetite for the personal [Read More…]