The UK ICO guidelines specify that workplace monitoring must be disclosed to employees (along with its 'clearly defined' purpose), and the 'least intrusive' method must be used to accomplish the stated purpose.
A new consumer privacy act has been signed into law in Utah and takes effect as 2023 ends, the fourth state bill of this nature to be passed. It is the most business-friendly of the bunch.
Failure to strictly follow children's privacy laws on the Xbox Live gaming service is about to cost Microsoft a substantial amount of money, as the company has settled a FTC case with a $20 million fine for inappropriate collection and storage of personal data.
The fine centers on TikTok's failure to police underage users that sneak onto the platform, and collection and use of children's data without required parental consent. ICO says that TikTok should have been aware of some one million underage users.
The GDPR fine was sparked by a round of media reports in early 2021 documenting how the personal data of over 530 million Facebook users was left open to data scraping for an extended period thanks to faults in certain tools.
One of the world's largest adtech companies is facing a €40 million GDPR fine over failure to collect proper consent for personal information processing. Criteo's targeted advertising program was also cited for transparency and right of access shortcomings.
Underage Instagram users were opting to ignore privacy settings and work around them by opening business accounts, leading to a GDPR fine of €405 Million by the Irish DPC.
A complaint about the company's data access request process is set to cost Spotify €5 million in fines, though it took four years of wrangling to determine that a GDPR violation took place.
Massive data leak (handed over to German business newspaper Handelsblatt) reportedly contains troves of customer payment information, employee personal information, and customer safety complaints about the automated driving functions of Tesla vehicles.
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