Jul 022021
 July 2, 2021  Posted by  Business, Court, Laws, U.S., Workplace

Tim Cushing explains: It’s not just the CFAA that can be abused. This law — recently trimmed a bit by the US Supreme Court — has been abused for years to go after web scrapers, researchers, and information-wants-to-be-free activists. The recent ruling does narrow the scope of that law a bit, but the CFAA still has [Read More…]

Jul 022021
 July 2, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Non-U.S., Workplace

The background for this case is a complaint from a former employee who discovered that their former employer had accessed their e-mail account. The manager of the enterprise had changed the password and logged on to the complainant’s e-mail account every day for a period of six weeks after the [Read More…]

Jul 012021
 July 1, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Non-U.S., Workplace

The Icelandic Data Protection Authority has issued an administrative fine in the amount of ISK 5.000.000 (34.000 euros) to an Icelandic company that runs five ice cream parlours. One of the company‘s underage employees lodged a complaint with the Icelandic DPA about an area, used by the employees‘ to change [Read More…]

Jun 292021

The right to disconnect could become the norm in the European workplace: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/06/22/right-to-disconnect-could-become-the-norm-in-europe.html Privacy International says facial recognition can never be safely deployed in public places: https://privacyinternational.org/sites/default/files/2021-06/LFRT%20Consultation%20Response%20Final.pdf Italy- Data Protection Authority fined Municipality of Bolzano €84,000 for illegally monitoring of employees: https://www.garanteprivacy.it/web/guest/home/docweb/-/docweb-display/docweb/9669974 Greece- Police say Biometric Smartwatch Data Contradicts Testimony in [Read More…]