The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner and the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office open joint investigation into Clearview AI Inc. 0

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) and the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) have opened a joint investigation into the personal information handling practices of Clearview AI Inc., focusing on the company’s use of ‘scraped’ data and biometrics

ICO Warns It Will Punish Those Abusing Data During COVID-19 Outbreak 0

“We are identifying and taking action against those seeking to use or obtain personal data unlawfully or inappropriately during COVID-19″ The Information Commissioner’s Office has tweaked its approach to the changing data environment that the COVID-19 pandemic is causing, as

Covid-19 tracing apps: ensuring privacy and data protection 0

Phone apps could play a part in the fight against Covid-19, but raise privacy and data protection issues. Discover what the EU is doing. Dedicated mobile apps could play a key role in the fight against Covid-19 and the EU

Coronavirus: Rival states targeted UK and US COVID-19 labs with ‘malicious cyber campaigns’ 0

A joint advisory does not name any specific country, but culprits are understood to include China, Russia and Iran. The UK and US have warned that state-backed cyber attackers are trying to steal data from universities, pharmaceuticals and research institutes

GDPR, CCPA and Now, the NY SHIELD Act: Additional Data Security Responsibilities for Companies Holding the Private Information of NY Residents 0

On March 21, 2020, the last of the features of the NY Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act (“SHIELD Act”) became effective:  its data security requirements.  The SHIELD Act is a sweeping statute governing individual rights relating to

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