Peter Bright reports: The lack of clear information about what Microsoft does with the data that Windows 10 collects prevents consumers from giving their informed consent, says the Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA). As such, the regulator says that the operating system is breaking the law. To comply with the [Read More…]
RadioFreeEurope RadioLiberty reports: A Russian court has imposed an 800,000 ruble ($14,000) fine on Telegram for refusing to provide the Federal Security Service (FSB) with encryption keys to the popular messaging app. Judge Yulia Danilchik issued the ruling on October 16 at Moscow’s Meshchansky District Court. Read more on RFERL.
The road to hell is paved with good intentions. Trying to determine the health needs and prevalence of problems for LGBT patients in the UK has seemingly led to a totally disgraceful position that doctors should routinely ask – and record answers to – questions about patients’ sexual orientation. Stephen [Read More…]
Inside Privacy writes: In a speech delivered at the United States Naval Academy on October 10, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein waded into the public debate between data privacy and law enforcement interests. As part of a discussion moderated by former Covington cybersecurity attorney Jeff Kosseff, Rosenstein’s remarks discussed cyber [Read More…]