Sep 152022
 September 15, 2022  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Non-U.S.

Soo-Hyang Choi and Joyce Lee report: South Korea levied tens of millions of dollars in fines on Alphabet’s (GOOGL.O) Google and Meta Platforms (META.O) for privacy law violations, authorities said on Wednesday. In a statement, the Personal Information Protection Commission said it fined Google 69.2 billion won ($50 million) and Meta 30.8 billion won [Read More…]

Sep 112022
 September 11, 2022  Posted by  Business, Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

From the FTC: Commercial surveillance is the business of collecting, analyzing, and profiting from information about people. Technologies essential to everyday life also enable near constant surveillance of people’s private lives. The volume of data collected exposes people to identity thieves and hackers. Mass surveillance has heightened the risks and [Read More…]