Policy & legislation

The IT Pro Podcast: Cyber security post-Brexit
cyber security

The IT Pro Podcast: Cyber security post-Brexit

Changes are on the way - but how will they affect IT security?
4 Sep 2020
Oracle loses $10bn JEDI contract appeal
cloud computing

Oracle loses $10bn JEDI contract appeal

Judge argues Oracle would have still lost out on the contract even if Pentagon errors were corrected
3 Sep 2020
Building a modern information governance strategy
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Building a modern information governance strategy

How to rethink your approach to develop a more modern information governance strategy
3 Sep 2020
How tech firms are responding to the UK's Digital Services Tax
Policy & legislation

How tech firms are responding to the UK's Digital Services Tax

It seems customers will feel the brunt of the new levy in most cases
2 Sep 2020
InfoSum raises $15.1M in Series A funding round
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privacy

InfoSum raises $15.1M in Series A funding round

Funding to help drive InfoSum’s expansion across both North America and Europe
1 Sep 2020
Facebook updates hate speech detection ahead of Myanmar election
social media

Facebook updates hate speech detection ahead of Myanmar election

The social media firm will limit message forwarding, and use its improved AI to remove hate speech
1 Sep 2020
Washington, D.C. attorney general hits Instacart with a lawsuit
Policy & legislation

Washington, D.C. attorney general hits Instacart with a lawsuit

AG sues Instacart over deceptive fees and not paying Washington, D.C. sales tax
28 Aug 2020
TikTok’s UK presence threatened as gov considers restrictions
Policy & legislation

TikTok’s UK presence threatened as gov considers restrictions

Chinese company could be prevented from moving users' data abroad as it plots global HQ move
27 Aug 2020
Italy tops GDPR penalty list with €46m worth of fines this year
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Italy tops GDPR penalty list with €46m worth of fines this year

Companies still struggle to provide sufficient legal basis for processing personal data
25 Aug 2020
UK may drop Digital Services Tax to smooth over US trade talks
Policy & legislation

UK may drop Digital Services Tax to smooth over US trade talks

Report suggests Chancellor Rishi Sunak questions the validity of damaging relations over a £500 million tax
24 Aug 2020
Facebook calls for data portability legislation
social media

Facebook calls for data portability legislation

Facebook wants clarity on what data should be portable and who is responsible for protecting it
21 Aug 2020
MPs turn on the ICO over contact-tracing fiasco
Information Commissioner

MPs turn on the ICO over contact-tracing fiasco

Open Rights Group says there is "something rotten at the heart of the ICO" for not acting on the government's "unlawful behaviour"
21 Aug 2020
Apple faces lawsuit over MacBook Pro display flaw
Hardware

Apple faces lawsuit over MacBook Pro display flaw

Class-action lawsuit claims Apple sold MacBooks while it was aware of the so-called "flexgate" issue
21 Aug 2020
Marriott faces class-action lawsuit over 2018 data breach
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Marriott faces class-action lawsuit over 2018 data breach

The lawsuit is seeking compensation for the hotel's UK-based customers involved in the breach
19 Aug 2020
Enterprise data protection: A four-step plan
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Enterprise data protection: A four-step plan

An interactive buyers’ guide and checklist
19 Aug 2020
The state of data protection and cloud
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The state of data protection and cloud

The challenge of providing effective enterprise data protection
19 Aug 2020
Self-driving cars could be on UK roads by spring 2021
automation

Self-driving cars could be on UK roads by spring 2021

The Department for Transport has begun a consultation to boost road safety with self-driving car tech
19 Aug 2020
Germany accuses Amazon of abusing its dominance amid pandemic
Policy & legislation

Germany accuses Amazon of abusing its dominance amid pandemic

German authorities claim it’s “not up to a private platform to be a price regulator or the price police”
17 Aug 2020
Trump administration tightens Huawei restrictions
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Trump administration tightens Huawei restrictions

New restrictions aim to limit Huawei’s access to commercially available chips
17 Aug 2020
UK gov's "unfair" A-Level algorithm faces several legal challenges
Policy & legislation

UK gov's "unfair" A-Level algorithm faces several legal challenges

Students, law firms and politicians are challenging the exams' algorithm on several fronts, including potential GDPR violations
17 Aug 2020
Google won't respond to data requests from Hong Kong authorities
data governance

Google won't respond to data requests from Hong Kong authorities

Google ends cooperation with Hong Kong authorities in response to sweeping national security law
14 Aug 2020
Oracle hits back at "meritless" GDPR lawsuit
big data

Oracle hits back at "meritless" GDPR lawsuit

The Privacy Collective is accusing Oracle and Salesforce of collecting and sharing cookie tracking data without consent
14 Aug 2020
Court orders Uber and Lyft to consider drivers as employees
IT regulation

Court orders Uber and Lyft to consider drivers as employees

California judge sides with state and city attorneys on preliminary injunction about how to classify gig workers
11 Aug 2020
UK gov hired Vote Leave AI firm to analyse Brits' tweets
big data analytics

UK gov hired Vote Leave AI firm to analyse Brits' tweets

The contract is "effectively AI-powered mass political surveillance", says Big Brother Watch
11 Aug 2020