May 282020
 May 28, 2020  Posted by  Business, Non-U.S., Surveillance

From the Privacy Commissioner of New Zealand’s website: Privacy Commissioner John Edwards is warning the hospitality and retail sectors against using contact tracing apps or web-based solutions that ask for too much personal information, including whether a customer has had Covid-19. Mr Edwards says his office has today published a stocktake [Read More…]

May 252020
 May 25, 2020  Posted by  Business, Featured News, Govt, Laws, Online, Surveillance, U.S.

Asha Barbaschow reports: A group of seven internet companies are vowing to stand up for the privacy of its users this week when the United States House of Representatives considers the USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act of 2020. Mozilla, Engine, Reddit, Reform Government Surveillance, Twitter, i2Coalition, and Patreon have asked four US [Read More…]

May 242020
 May 24, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Non-U.S.

From Business Standard: The Supreme Court has sought a response from the Centre on a plea seeking a ban on popular video-conferencing software application Zoom, until formulation of an appropriate legislation. […] A Bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde and comprising Justices A S Bopanna and Hrishikesh Roy issued a [Read More…]