While nations across the world battled the COVID-19 pandemic last summer, Dubai International Finance Centre managed to issue a new data protection law. PrivSec Report takes a closer look at the legislation and its significance in the region
ICO welcomes the free flow of personal data from the EU and EEA to the UK for six months under trade agreement
The trade deal announced last week between the European Union and United Kingdom has been welcomed by the Information Commissioner.
PrivSec Report looks forward to the new year and what it could mean for the privacy and data protection worlds.
UK businesses face aggregate costs of up to 1.6 billion if no adequacy decision post-Brexit transition period, report finds
The cost to UK businesses of not receiving an adequacy decision from the European Commission could total between £1 billion and £1.6 billion, according to a new report by think tank New Economics Foundation and UCL European Institute.
The newly elected President Biden faces a host of issues to grapple with, not least of them the global pandemic, which has become heavily politicised, as well as preoccupying US media and citizenry throughout much of the election period.
UK privacy campaigners The Open Rights Group (ORG) yesterday announced their intention to bring legal action against the UK data protection regulator.
Singapore passed amendments to its Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) on Tuesday, in the first comprehensive review of the Act since its 2012 enactment.
A trade union on Monday filed a complaint in the Amsterdam District Court accusing Uber of “robo-firing” drivers by algorithm
Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC) has launched two statutory inquiries into the processing of children’s data on Facebook-owned social media platform, Instagram.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) in the UK is probing an incident in which payment service provider Klarna sent an email to customers who had not opted in to receive it.
Report finds privacy and data protection shortcomings in some government measures to address Covid-19 pandemic
Shortcomings in the protection of privacy and data protection in some legislative and technical measures taken by governments to combat Covid-19 have been identified in a report published this week by human rights organisation the Council of Europe.
End-to-end encryption could pose threat to children, warns US, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India and Japan
Certain uses of encryption technology pose challenges to public safety, including to highly vulnerable members of society such as sexually exploited children, according to a statement issued earlier this week by the United States Department of Justice and signed by six other nations.
Content that breaks Instagram’s own rules on promoting and glamourising eating disorders and self-injury can still be found on the platform, an investigation has revealed.