Zack Whittaker reports: Facebook and Twitter have confirmed they have suspended processing demands for user data from Hong Kong authorities following the introduction of a new Beijing-imposed national security law. A spokesperson for Facebook told TechCrunch it will “pause” the processing of data demands until it can better understand the new [Read More…]
1News reports: State Services Minister Chris Hipkins has apologised to people with Covid-19 whose personal details were leaked as part of a privacy breach. “I unreservedly apologise on behalf of the New Zealand Government. We will find out who had the information who shouldn’t have and who released it in [Read More…]
Kishalaya Kundu reports: TikTok has sought to distance itself from Beijing after it was banned in India earlier this week. In a letter to the Indian government dated June 28th, the company’s CEO, Kevin Mayer, said that the Chinese government has never asked for data of Indian users. He further [Read More…]
Tom Ayers reports: More than 300 hunters aren’t feeling so lucky after winning a moose licence in Nova Scotia’s annual lottery. That’s because the province sent them someone else’s name and wildlife resource card number, with many now concerned about the implications of a privacy breach. Read more on CBC.