Privacy

Privacy minefield: can businesses adapt to contact-tracing?
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Privacy minefield: can businesses adapt to contact-tracing?

Bars, restaurants and other venues in England instructed to record customers’ details to enable coronavirus tracking
24 Jun 2020
Whistle-blower claims Apple ‘violating’ users’ rights
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Whistle-blower claims Apple ‘violating’ users’ rights

Former contractor says tech giant has failed to act on his disclosures about ‘intimate’ Siri recordings
20 May 2020
Instant Opinion: PM is telling workers ‘good luck out there’
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Instant Opinion: PM is telling workers ‘good luck out there’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 12 May
12 May 2020
Instant Opinion: Tories ‘risk repeating errors’ of Blair
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Instant Opinion: Tories ‘risk repeating errors’ of Blair

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 20 December
20 Dec 2019
Google gathered millions of health records ‘without consent’
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Google gathered millions of health records ‘without consent’

Search giant’s new deal with health firm could make it a key player in the medical tech race
12 Nov 2019
How right to be forgotten case will change Google results
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How right to be forgotten case will change Google results

Search giant wins four-year legal battle against tougher privacy laws
24 Sep 2019
UN to set up global ‘snooper’s league table’
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UN to set up global ‘snooper’s league table’

Human rights expert to measure countries’ privacy safeguards
1 Mar 2019

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Facebook ‘hides’ 1.5 billion users from privacy protection
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Facebook ‘hides’ 1.5 billion users from privacy protection

Social network moves users out of reach of new European laws
20 Apr 2018
Google loses landmark ‘right to be forgotten’ case
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Google loses landmark ‘right to be forgotten’ case

High Court rules in favour of businessman who wanted his criminal past erased from search engine
13 Apr 2018
Criminals ‘more trusted with data than government’
Data has become one of the most valuable commodities on earth
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Criminals ‘more trusted with data than government’

Poll highlights public fears as the EU prepares biggest overhaul of data privacy laws in 20 years
26 Jan 2018
Sia posts own naked pictures before paparazzi can sell them
Sia performs at V Festival at Hylands Park on August 20, 2016 in Chelmsford, England.
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Sia posts own naked pictures before paparazzi can sell them

The private singer exposed herself to beat the paparazzi at their own game
7 Nov 2017
UK unveils 'right to be forgotten' data bill
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UK unveils 'right to be forgotten' data bill

Changes will give more privacy and allow firms to handle EU data after Brexit
7 Aug 2017
Germany orders Facebook to stop sharing WhatsApp users' data
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Germany orders Facebook to stop sharing WhatsApp users' data

Social network giant told it is infringing law and must delete any information it has already received
28 Sep 2016
Amazon moves a step closer to delivery drone future
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Amazon moves a step closer to delivery drone future

Internet retail giant teams up with Civil Aviation Authority to trial delivery method in UK
26 Jul 2016
Sirin Labs Solarin: What can the £9,500 phone do?
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Sirin Labs Solarin: What can the £9,500 phone do?

It's an ultra-secure handset for high-flying executives, but how does it shape up when put to the test?
29 Jun 2016
Google to replace passwords with 'trust scores'
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Google to replace passwords with 'trust scores'

Trust AI software could see end of traditional security measures for Android users
25 May 2016
Carphone Warehouse: should you be worried about data hack?
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Carphone Warehouse: should you be worried about data hack?

Some 2.4 million customers' details may have been accessed, including bank and credit card details
10 Aug 2015
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