May 232022
 May 23, 2022  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Laws, Non-U.S., Surveillance

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Clearview AI Inc £7,552,800 for using images of people in the UK, and elsewhere, that were collected from the web and social media to create a global online database that could be used for facial recognition. The ICO has also issued an enforcement [Read More…]

May 192022
 May 19, 2022  Posted by  Business, Laws, Non-U.S., Online

Asheeta Regidi and Prashant Mali of NewsNine report: In a new rule issued late April, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), and the Computer Emergency Response Team India (CERT-In) asked data centres, VPS and VPN service providers, intermediaries and crypto exchanges to store user data for at least [Read More…]

May 182022
 May 18, 2022  Posted by  Govt, Laws, Non-U.S.

The Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Daniel Therrien has sent the following letter to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics to provide information requested during his appearance before the Committee on May 2, 2022. […] Recommended legal framework for police use of facial recognition technology During the appearance, I [Read More…]