Sep 222020
 
 September 22, 2020  Posted by  Misc

China Is Using Shenzhen Zhenhua Data To Conduct ‘Mass Surveillance’ on Millions of Citizens in US, UK, Australia and India: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/xg89aj/china-has-been-doing-mass-surveillance-on-millions-of-citizens-in-us-uk-australia-and-india Facebook Threatens to Pull Out of Europe If It Doesn’t Get Its Way: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/889pk3/facebook-threatens-to-pull-out-of-europe-if-it-doesnt-get-its-way Two years on from complaint to the Irish Data Protection Commission, the RTB (“Real-Time Bidding”) data [Read More…]

Sep 172020
 
 September 17, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Misc, Non-U.S.

GDPR Violation: ScribD acquires PII on 500 million users in a deal with LinkedIn https://thehftguy.com/2020/09/01/gdpr-violation-scribd-acquires-pii-on-500m-users-in-a-deal-with-linkedin/ Norway – Data Protection Authority fined Bergen 3 million NOK for privacy incident: https://www.datatilsynet.no/aktuelt/aktuelle-nyheter-2020/endeleg-vedtak-om-gebyr-til-bergen-kommune/ Hungary – Data Protection Authority fined publisher Mediarey Hungary Services 4.5 million forints for privacy incidents: https://edpb.europa.eu/news/national-news/2020/hungarian-dpa-fines-forbes_en CBP Bought ‘Unlimited’ Use [Read More…]

Aug 172020
 
 August 17, 2020  Posted by  Misc

It’s been a busy week here, but thankfully, Joe Cadillic has done his usual wonderful job of compiling news stories on privacy and civil liberties.  Here are a few links he has compiled for us all: World’s Largest Facial Recognition/Fingerprint Entry-Exit System to Be Launched at EU Land Borders: “The [Read More…]