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Infosecurity Magazine

Zooms privacy and security problems deepen

The Register

Zoom will offer end-to-end encryption to all users

The Guardian

Zoom will not include end-to-end encryption to free calls

Vice

Zoom facing lawsuit for sharing data with Facebook

The Verge

Zoom announces focus on fixing privacy and security issues

Thomas Le Bonniec

Whistleblower alerts DPAs to Apple's Siri - she's still listening in

W3C

W3C launches Privacy Community Group

BuzzFeed News

VPN And Ad-Blocking Apps secretly collected data from millions of users

The Guardian

Vote Leave AI firm awarded novel coronavirus contract

The Register

Update your WordPress plugins

Gizmondo

Tinder new safety feature shares user data

Infosecurity Magazine

Thousands of Baby Photos and Videos Leaked Online

EDPB

Thirty-first EDPB Plenary (held remotely)

The CNIL

The right to be forgotten FAQs

Mozilla

The best video call apps for security and privacy

The Institution of Engineering and Technology

Tech companies reject controversial facial-recognition startup

Sweedish DPA

Swedish DPA imposes a €7 administrative fine on Google

ICO

Statement about online harms white paper consultation

ZDNet

Smart speakers accidentally record you up to 19 times per day

Microsoft

Secure remote working guidance for CISOs

Ars Technica

Researcher ranks internet browsers on privacy

The Verge

Reddit joins Twitter to fight US Visa demands for online handles

Personnel Today

PwC employee home working facial recognition tool criticised

The Guardian

Private companies tracking council web visitors on benefits and disability

Reuters

Pope, tech companies, call for facial recognition regulation

The Register

Police crack encrypted chat service leading to 750 UK arrests

Express & Star

Parish council pays resident £2500 for posting his details on Facebook

TechCrunch

Oracle BlueKai: Web-tracking data spilled online

Engadget

OK Google, delete everything I said last week

NOYB

NOYB alleges Google tracking violates GDPR

ICO

NHSX contact tracing statement plus Google & Apple initiative opinion

UK Government

NHS to use data to target Covid-19 hot spots

The Guardian

NHS in dispute with Apple and Google over contact-tracing

The Telegraph

NHS doctors told not to make video calls to patients using Zoom

The Guardian

New Cambridge Analytica leak - Data Targeting Out Of Control

The Register

Mozilla and the European Commission agree the internet needs to change

Reuters

Mobile operators sharing data in Europe to coronavirus virus

The Guardian

Mobile industry considers tracking users globally

The Telegraph

Microsoft’s defends centralised NHS data centre amid privacy concerns

Reuters

Microsoft issues Windows 10 security fix after NSA warning

ZDNet

Microsoft agrees not to "use your data for advertising or profiling"

Reuters

Max Schrems files compliant with German DPA against Amazon

The Guardian

Jeff Bezos phone hacked by Saudi crown prince

City AM

Is Uber normalising mass surveillance?

EURACTIV

Irish DPC receives criticism over the handling of Facebook case

Reuters

Irish DPC reaches preliminary decision in Twitter investigation

Irish DPC

Irish DPC publishes 2018 to 2020 GDPR regulatory activities report

TechCrunch

Irish DPC probes Apple after complaint

11KBW Panopticon Blog

International Data Transfers: There is Life in Standard Clauses Yet

ICO

ICO: what to watch out for when using video conferencing apps

ICO

ICO publish Code of Practice to protect children’s privacy online

The Verge

IBM to end offering, developing, researching facial recognition technology

IAPP

IAPP Privacy Tech Vendor Report 2020

Reuters

How much is your data worth?

VZBV

High court in Berlin upholds GDPR complaints against Facebook

The Register

Head of MI5 asks for backdoor access to encryption, again

BBC News

Grandma ordered to remove Facebook photos under GDPR

MediaPost

Google+ Agrees $7.5 Million Settlement for Data Breach

Reuters

Google set to downgrade UK users privacy protections

Bloomberg

Google RTBF fine overturned by French court

Ad Exchanger

Google on track to kill third-party cookies

Reuters

Google facing $5B class-action lawsuit over alleged user tracking

Reuters

Google Chrome extension spyware vulnerability

Google

Google announces new privacy and security controls in Chrome

IAPP

Global pandemic incites concerns about data-sharing overreach

Reuters

Germany preparing to launch Singapore-style coronavirus app

Pincent Masons

Germany calls for stronger GDPR rules for software developers

EURACTIV

German Federal Court tells Facebook to stop cross-platform data sharing

Reuters

German court refers Facebook privacy case to CJEU

Wall Street Journal

GDPR Probes to Go After AI and Sophisticated Technology

EURACTIV

EU’s Thierry Breton defends COVID-19 mobile data acquisition

Reuters

EU to consider a five-year ban on facial recognition technology in public spaces

Reuters

EU tells Facebook, we make the rules

Reuters

EU report reveals Ireland and Luxembourg DPAs need more support

Bloomberg

EU considering clampdown on digital assistants

Reuters

EU antitrust investigation into Google, Fitbit acquisition date set

TechCrunch

Employees demand Google stop selling tech to police

EDPS

EDPS: Monitoring spread of COVID-19

Reuters

EDPB warns of privacy risks in Google, Fitbit merger

WIRED

DuckDuckGo fighting Google over its dominance of user data

The Guardian

Draft government memo proposes de-anonymising COVID-19 app data

Reuters

DPC prepares draft decisions in first two big tech inquiries

TechCrunch

DPC launches new probe into Tinder

The Register

Double standards? Of course not. Meanwhile, the Conservative party switches from using WhatsApp to Signal

IAPP

DLP tech: A panacea for keeping data safe or just another smokescreen?

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Infosecurity Magazine

Convicted iCloud voyeur from Suffolk

BuzzFeed News

Clearview AI sister company developing surveillance camera

IAPP

CJEUs Schrems II decision scheduled for 16th July

The Register

Chrome can track you across Google sites using per-install ID numbers

The Register

Bug affects Hundreds of millions of Broadcom-based modems

The Hill

Brazil fines Facebook R$6.6M over Cambridge Analytica

Brave

Brave files formal GDPR complaint against Google

TechCrunch

Brave criticises European Commission for shortage of GDPR resourcing

The Guardian

BOOK REVIEW: Uncanny Valley A Memoir

DLA Piper

Belgian DPA reveals 5-year plan

The Guardian

Babylon Health GP app data breach

Reuters

Avast to close down Jumpshot after data scandal

Reuters

Australian privacy regulator sues Facebook over alleged privacy breach

Digiday

Apple’s new privacy features have bigger impact on location-based ads

The Verge

Apple's Safari web-browser update blocks all third-party cookies

The Telegraph

Apple is scanning iCloud photos to check for child abuse

The Register

Apple calls out the US Attorney General on renewed iPhone decryption and backdoor demands

The Register

Apple abandoned plans to fully encrypt iCloud backups after FBI pressure

Vice

Antivirus collecting and selling browsing data of millions

EFF

Amazon Ring passes personal data to third-parties

The Guardian

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos met with FBI in 2019 over alleged Saudi phone hack

The Guardian

AI to detect harassment in emails

IAPP

Accelerating AI with synthetic data

Infosecurity Magazine

8m shoppers details leaked

Engadget

2 billion Facebook users asked to check their privacy settings

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