Nov 252021
 
 November 25, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Non-U.S.

Keith Fraser reports: A B.C. judge has certified a class-action lawsuit against a company that breached Instagram’s privacy policies in connection with nearly 2.4 million Instagram users in Canada. The firm has been ordered to pay more than $24 million in damages. The allegation in the court case was that [Read More…]

Nov 232021
 
 November 23, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Surveillance

Nicole Perlroth reports: Apple sued the NSO Group, the Israeli surveillance company, in federal court on Tuesday, another setback for the beleaguered firm and the unregulated spyware industry. The lawsuit is the second of its kind — Facebook sued the NSO Group in 2019 for targeting its WhatsApp users — and represents another [Read More…]