On Feb. 2, 2016, representatives of the European Commission and the United States agreed on a new framework for transatlantic data flow: the EU-US Privacy Shield, a new framework intended to replace the EU-US Safe Harbor that was invalidated as a result of a decision of the EU Court of Justice.
Privacy issues in the Philippines have become headline news as 2017 gets underway. In January, the National Privacy Commission (NPC) in that country issued a statement placing the blame for a data breach that put the personal information of millions of voters at risk squarely at the feet of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) and its Chairman Andres Bautista.
The rolling back of the broadband privacy rules set in place by the Obama administration only a short time ago should concern everyone with a stake in privacy. The Trump government has bowed to pressure from ISPs to allow them to in effect gather browsing data from customers – and then monetise that data through on selling it to marketing and advertising companies. In this article, we examine just how we have arrived at this point.
So how does the United States Air Force with over 5,000 aircraft in its inventory make sure that it’s online security is top notch? It’s simple – it invites people to hack its systems.
Facebook's sentiment analysis understands the emotions of vulnerable teens and and is giving that data to advertisers to help understand market segments.
Big data in politics has become big news in the United Kingdom as the Guardian newspaper reports that the vote for the UK to leave the European Union saw two international companies manipulating public opinion through the use of big data mining techniques.
Apple may just have found the solution to counter Google by focusing on Apple's privacy commitment to their customers, especially in online advertising.
The 21st of June 2017 saw UK’s Queen Elizabeth give what is generally known as ‘The Queen’s Speech’ in which Her Majesty gave some insights into just how seriously the UK government is taking issues of online privacy and data protection.