Sat, 20 Apr 2019 12:53
Andy Hui scandal: Hong Kongers worry about their own privacy in taxis
Did the taxi driver break any law in selling a 16-minute video of Andy Hui's hanky-panky with Jacqueline Wong to newspaper Apple Daily?
Sat, 02 Mar 2019 01:00
New cyber law will not steal personal data: ministry
The Ministry of Digital Economy and Society brushed aside criticism that the newly-passed national cybersecurity law will infringe upon people’s privacy, saying instead that the new law will secure the country’s critical infrastructure.
Fri, 01 Mar 2019 01:00
Fears over cyber law misplaced: drafters
Two- pronged legislation ‘will protect personal data from business misuse’
Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
Rights advocates worry cyber bills a major threat
Some tweaks made after outcry, but sweeping state powers raise fears of invasion of privacy
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:43
Facebook 'digital gangsters' violated privacy laws: MPs
London - A scathing British parliamentary report on Monday branded Facebook "digital gangsters" that knowingly violated data privacy and competition laws.
Tue, 05 Feb 2019 01:00
Top three rising business trends for 2019
MANY businesses and individuals these days virtually live on the online platforms. Digitalisation has brought with it several positive impacts on our everyday activities. It has also delivered the risk of privacy breaches and the need to be aware of cybersecurity issues. In the era of digital economy, three industries stand out from the crowd – e-commerce, digital marketing and cybersecurity.
Thu, 31 Jan 2019 01:00
Facebook paid users to track smartphone use: report
Washington - Facebook paid users, including teens, to track their smartphone activity as part of an effort to glean more data that could help the social network's competition efforts, according to a new report that may raise fresh privacy concerns.
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
Media outlets stung by online criticism over sneaky reporting on missing girl
SOCIAL-MEDIA USERS have blasted news media outlets for invading the privacy of a 14-year-old girl who was reported as missing but turned out to be travelling with a much older man.
Sat, 12 Jan 2019 01:00
Just who’s listening in?
Privacy becomes a selling point at tech show
Thu, 03 Jan 2019 04:00
Government uses ‘national security’ as cudgel against active citizens
POLITICAL activists and dissidents tend to be the victims of privacy violations as they are targeted by government surveillance due to so-called “security concerns”, say experts and right defenders.
Thu, 20 Dec 2018 15:03
Lawsuit adds to Facebook woes on data protection
Facebook's woes mounted Wednesday as it faced a lawsuit alleging privacy violations related to data leaked to a consultancy working on Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, and as a new report suggested it shared more data with partners than it has acknowledged.
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 07:16
Facebook teaches New Yorkers about privacy at 'pop-up' kiosk
Facebook, under fire over missteps on privacy and data protection, went directly to the public on Thursday with a pop-up kiosk in New York where users could ask questions and find out more about how the social network handles personal information.
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 06:10
Facebook adds $9 billion to share buyback effort
Facebook said Friday it would add $9 billion to its stock buyback program, which could scoop up shares pummeled over the past few months by privacy scandals and a slump on Wall Street.
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 01:00
E-commerce and cybersecurity a focus of
E-COMMERCE and cybersecurity, together with Internet governance and data privacy, will be key topics among Asean member states after Thailand assumes the bloc chair in 2019, says Air Chief Marshall Prajin Juntong, deputy prime minister and minister of justice.
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 01:00
From parcel delivery to security, Singapore bets big on drones
Hi-tech Singapore is planning to roll out a swarm of drones for tasks that include delivering parcels, inspecting buildings and providing security, but safety and privacy concerns mean the initiative may hit turbulence.