Jan 142021
 
 January 14, 2021  Posted by  Business, Featured News, Govt, Non-U.S.

Iris Deng reports: The communications authority in southern Guangdong province has cracked down on the operation of 209 apps, including seven run by internet giant Tencent Holdings and one from electric car maker Xpeng, over privacy and security concerns amid China’s renewed drive against misuse of consumer data. The Guangdong [Read More…]

Jan 142021
 
 January 14, 2021  Posted by  Govt, Surveillance, U.S.

From EPIC.org: EPIC submitted comments to the Department of Homeland Security in response to a system of records notice and proposed exemptions from Privacy Act requirements for a new counterintelligence records system. DHS’s proposed records system would permit nearly limitless collection of sensitive personal information and unchecked disclosure of that information to state, local and international [Read More…]