Oct 232021
 October 23, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Campbell Kwan reports: In Australia, the country’s information commissioner has found that 7-Eleven breached customers’ privacy by collecting their sensitive biometric information without adequate notice or consent. From June 2020 to August 2021, 7-Eleven conducted surveys that required customers to fill out information on tablets with built-in cameras. These tablets, [Read More…]

Oct 212021
 October 21, 2021  Posted by  Govt, Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

From EPIC.org: The Senate Finance Committee has significantly scaled back a proposal in the pending budget reconciliation bill to expand the mandatory reporting regime for private financial information in the United States, a move that EPIC and peer organizations called for last month. The original proposal would have required peer-to-peer apps and services to [Read More…]