Nov 292021
 November 29, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Non-U.S., Online, Surveillance

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has today announced its provisional intent to impose a potential fine of just over £17 million on Clearview AI Inc – a company that describes itself as the ‘World’s Largest Facial Network’. In addition, the ICO has issued a provisional notice to stop further processing [Read More…]

Nov 282021
 November 28, 2021  Posted by  Featured News, Laws, Non-U.S., Online, Surveillance

The Age reports: The federal government has proposed new laws to unmask anonymous online trolls and to make social media companies that publish the defamatory posts of third parties liable. Under the new regime, a social media company would be legally responsible for defamatory posts unless they revealed to the victim the [Read More…]

Nov 242021
 November 24, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Healthcare, Non-U.S.

John Ferguson reports: The Scottish Government ’s controversial vaccination passport shares the personal data of users with a host of private firms, the Sunday Mail can reveal. Proof of inoculation is now required by law to get into football grounds or nightclubs north of the border, despite plans for a scheme having been scrapped [Read More…]