• Fri, 21 Sep 2018 08:43
    Big life insurer shifts to activity tracking in health push
    Financial giant John Hancock is converting all its life insurance policies to an incentive-based system using activity tracking, a move aimed at promoting healthier lifestyles but which also raises privacy questions.
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 01:00
    Mixed reactions to Digital ID draft law
  • Thu, 06 Sep 2018 01:00
    GSMA calls for Asian countries to lift barriers on data flow
    THE GSM Association (GSMA) is calling on Asian countries to promote cross-border data flows, embrace Asia’s two key privacy frameworks and set up new rules and regulations on cross-border data flows.
  • Sat, 01 Sep 2018 11:40
    Global companies face stricter privacy law
    Global companies such as Google and Facebook will face tougher user data protection regulations in Korea with a new bill requiring them to appoint local representatives who will be in charge of personal information, industry sources said on Aug. 31. 
  • Fri, 24 Aug 2018 15:05
    WhatsApp rejects India's demand to track origin of messages
    WhatsApp is leant to have turned down India's demand for a solution to track the origin of messages on its platform. It has said building traceability will undermine end-to-end encryption and affect the protection of user privacy.
  • Mon, 06 Aug 2018 17:50
    It all gets PERSONAL as marketers navigate rules
    EU’s online privacy laws are a challenge, but creative solutions are there
  • Tue, 31 Jul 2018 01:00
    Foundation’s bracelet helps find lost seniors while protecting privacy
    THE MIRROR Foundation will hand out bracelets next month to elderly people suffering from dementia to reunite them with their families if they go missing. The bracelet was developed after the foundation became aware that about 30 elderly people suffering from diseases like Alzheimer’s were going missing every month.
  • Thu, 19 Jul 2018 13:22
    Singer Cliff Richard wins BBC privacy case, sparking media alarm
    Veteran British pop star Cliff Richard won a privacy case against the BBC on Wednesday after it broadcast live on television a police raid on his home, in a ruling the broadcaster warned threatened press freedom.
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  • Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:06
    Pop star Cliff Richard wins privacy case against BBC
    London, July 18 - Veteran British pop star Cliff Richard won a long-running case against the BBC on Wednesday after it broadcast live on TV a police raid on his home over allegations that were later dropped.
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  • Sat, 14 Jul 2018 07:48
    Microsoft urges regulation of face-recognizing tech
    Microsoft's chief legal officer on Friday called for regulation of facial recognition technology due to the risk to privacy and human rights.
  • Wed, 11 Jul 2018 09:13
    Facebook faces Australia data breach compensation claim
    Facebook could face a hefty compensation bill in Australia after a leading litigation funder lodged a complaint with the country's privacy regulator over users' personal data shared with a British political consultancy.
  • Wed, 04 Jul 2018 01:00
    Media urged to be discreet and respect privacy of individuals
    THAI MEDIA reporting on the rescue mission for 12 young footballers and their assistant coach who were trapped in a flooded cave in Chiang Rai have been urged to be discreet and respect the privacy of concerned people and to present reports constructively.
  • Fri, 08 Jun 2018 07:00
    Facebook admits privacy settings 'bug' affecting 14 million users
    Facebook acknowledged Thursday a software glitch that changed the settings of some 14 million users, potentially making some posts public even if they were intended to be private.
  • Tue, 05 Jun 2018 07:40
    Apple touts privacy features of new operating systems
    Apple on Monday unveiled new operating systems for its iPhones and computers with features designed to thwart the use of secret trackers to monitor people's online activities.
  • Sun, 20 May 2018 20:33
    Companies see benefit in new EU data privacy law, study finds 
    A new study from IBM reveals that nearly 60 per cent of organisations surveyed are embracing the EU’s new digital privacy protection law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), as an opportunity to improve privacy, security, data management or as a catalyst for new business models, rather than simply a compliance issue or impediment.
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