Jun 162021

Nicolas Vaux-Montagny reports: A French court ordered home furnishings giant Ikea to pay some 1.1 million euros ($1.3 million) in fines and damages Tuesday over a campaign to spy on union representatives, employees and some unhappy customers in France. Two former Ikea France executives were convicted and fined over the [Read More…]

Jun 102021
 June 10, 2021  Posted by  Non-U.S., Workplace

Naaman Zhou reports: Students and privacy experts have criticised a new form at the University of Sydney that requires master’s and PhD students to declare their relationships with sexual partners or ex-partners and with overseas organisations that are “broadly relevant” to their research. All students studying master’s degrees or PhDs will have [Read More…]

Jun 022021
 June 2, 2021  Posted by  Misc, U.S., Workplace

Justice Namaste writes: Staffers at Believer magazine—the prestigious literary magazine that has been in the news over the past month or two after their former editor-in-chief Joshua Wolf Shenk resigned after exposing his genitals during a work call—are claiming that a public record request put in by Motherboard was used to intimidate them and gain access to [Read More…]