Sep 282020
 
 September 28, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Non-U.S.

Amy Borrett reports: The regulator tasked with policing Google in Europe is under pressure to prove it’s up to the job. The non-profit Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has written to Ireland’s Minister for Justice Helen McEntee to ask if the Ireland’s Data Protection Commission is capable of acting [Read More…]

Sep 222020
 
 September 22, 2020  Posted by  Business

Edward Ongweso Jr. writes: On Wednesday, Facebook announced a new project: the company would send out a hundred employees and contractors equipped with glasses that would record every piece of audio, visual, and spatial information possible in public and private spaces. During its Facebook Connect livestream, the company dubbed this effort [Read More…]

Sep 212020
 
 September 21, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Non-U.S.

Natasha Lomas reports: A dossier of evidence detailing how the online ad targeting industry profiles Internet users’ intimate characteristics without their knowledge or consent has been published today by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL), piling more pressure on the country’s data watchdog to take enforcement action over what complainants contend is the [Read More…]