Tourism platforms sign data-sharing deal with EU
data governance

Tourism platforms sign data-sharing deal with EU

Data from sites like Airbnb and Tripadvisor will be published by Eurostat and could inform policy decisions
6 Mar 2020
Twitter demands Clearview AI stops using its images to fuel facial recognition
data governance

Twitter demands Clearview AI stops using its images to fuel facial recognition

The startup's facial recognition tech is used by law enforcement and can match people to images from multiple social networking sites
24 Jan 2020
Brexit security talks under threat after UK accused of illegally copying Schengen data
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Brexit security talks under threat after UK accused of illegally copying Schengen data

"This is not a partner we can work with under these conditions," says Dutch MEP
10 Jan 2020
Google's data collection to be scrutinised by EU antitrust investigators
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Google's data collection to be scrutinised by EU antitrust investigators

The firm faces another probe into its business practices following US investigations in September
2 Dec 2019
Canadian watchdog says Brexit data firm broke privacy laws
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Canadian watchdog says Brexit data firm broke privacy laws

AggregateIQ didn't do enough to ensure it had the right to share voter information with Facebook, report says
27 Nov 2019
German housing giant fined £12.5m for GDPR violations
Policy & legislation

German housing giant fined £12.5m for GDPR violations

The firm’s archive system held onto highly sensitive data from bank statements to health insurance records
7 Nov 2019
Our 5-minute guide to Managed File Transfer
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Our 5-minute guide to Managed File Transfer

The ins and outs of MFT: What it is and why it surpasses the competition
1 Nov 2019
EU raises "serious concerns" over Microsoft's data practices
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EU raises "serious concerns" over Microsoft's data practices

EPDS tells EU organisations that outsourcing any data processing means they’re still responsible
21 Oct 2019
Government data strategy 'fragmented and rudderless'
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Data & insights

Government data strategy 'fragmented and rudderless'

Report finds a lack of clear leadership as efforts to harness data have "barely scratched the surface"
30 Sep 2019
Tory leadership race: Where each candidate stands on UK tech
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Policy & legislation

Tory leadership race: Where each candidate stands on UK tech

Top Tories are battling it out to be the country's next leader. But how do they stack up on issues from tech regulation to R&D investment?
14 Jun 2019
Build a data governance strategy for the new digital era
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data governance

Build a data governance strategy for the new digital era

Data is becoming an organisation’s most strategic asset
31 May 2019
A comprehensive guide to intelligent data governance
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data governance

A comprehensive guide to intelligent data governance

Learn how to establish a data governance framework to protect and secure crucial data
31 May 2019
GDPR is shaping the role of privacy in brand survival
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

GDPR is shaping the role of privacy in brand survival

Despite big fines levied, Citrix’s privacy chief says we still don’t have a sense of what enforcement will look like
24 May 2019
MPs form data privacy taskforce to keep pressure on big tech
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MPs form data privacy taskforce to keep pressure on big tech

Committee that branded Facebook “digital gangsters” seeks to protect society from ‘insidious onslaught of digital disruption’
3 Apr 2019
Mark Zuckerberg issues manifesto for tech regulation
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Policy & legislation

Mark Zuckerberg issues manifesto for tech regulation

The Facebook CEO strikes a conciliatory note just as UK politicians are primed to legislate against big tech
1 Apr 2019
More than 3,000 GPs risk violating GDPR
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

More than 3,000 GPs risk violating GDPR

The BMA warns changes to a system that collects immunisation data risks breaching the 'data minimisation' principle
25 Feb 2019
Gov to hold talks with Mark Zuckerberg over tech regulation
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Policy & legislation

Gov to hold talks with Mark Zuckerberg over tech regulation

Culture secretary will use the 30-minute meeting to explore ways to remove harmful content from social media
21 Feb 2019
Home Office data use faces more independent scrutiny
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Home Office data use faces more independent scrutiny

An independent body will oversee the department's use of personal information to build public trust
13 Feb 2019
CIO strategies for moving to a cloud-first business
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CIO strategies for moving to a cloud-first business

IT leaders describe barriers to adoption, and why on-premise will have a role for many years to come
11 Dec 2018
Google, Uber and Apple must share mapping data
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Policy & legislation

Google, Uber and Apple must share mapping data

Opening up available mapping data could help to accelerate new technologies and bring £11m in to the UK annually, says UK gov
21 Nov 2018
Microsoft faces GDPR sanctions over Office data harvesting
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Microsoft faces GDPR sanctions over Office data harvesting

Microsoft now faces sanctions as investigators claim the policy breaches GDPR
15 Nov 2018
Oracle and Equifax among firms accused of violating GDPR
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Oracle and Equifax among firms accused of violating GDPR

Privacy International accuse seven data brokers, at-tech firms and credit agencies of being “premised on exploiting people’s data”
9 Nov 2018
Warped consumer expectations may evolve GDPR compliance
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Warped consumer expectations may evolve GDPR compliance

With five months of GDPR seeing SARs spike, and “bizarre” RTBF requests, could a new breed of compliance emerge?
15 Oct 2018
Gov to ask how tech giants are harming digital competition
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Policy & legislation

Gov to ask how tech giants are harming digital competition

Panel will ask whether data collection is killing startups, and the effect of AI on price collusion
15 Oct 2018