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US v Microsoft: data privacy case heads to Supreme Court

Long-running case between Department of Justice and Microsoft is considered pivotal for data privacy rights in the UK
16 Oct 2017
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data protection

Google and Apple see dramatic rise in requests for user data

The US government asked for the majority of account data between January and June 2017
3 Oct 2017
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Surveillance
data protection

EU set to scrutinise Investigatory Powers surveillance laws

Tribunal notes that scrapping bulk data collection could 'cripple' UK spy agencies
11 Sep 2017
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Business strategy

ECJ may extend "right to be forgotten" ruling outside EU

The three year legal battle between Google and France is nearly at its end
20 Jul 2017
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data protection

Privacy International seeks to expose Five Eyes surveillance

Human rights group seeks details on spying agreement’s legal limitations
7 Jul 2017
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Review agrees that DeepMind-NHS deal "lacked clarity"

However independent panel finds that the NHS is ultimately responsible for any legal breach
5 Jul 2017
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Policy & legislation

Liberty wins right to challenge Snooper’s Charter

Campaign group's crowdfunded challenge gets High Court go-ahead
30 Jun 2017
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data protection

The IT Pro view: Data protection and GDPR

Our opinions on the challenges, and opportunities, ahead
5 May 2017
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Security

Facebook denies targeting adverts at young teenagers

Social network says research data was anonymous
2 May 2017
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IT regulation

New tool masks your search habits from data harvesting ISPs

'Internet Noise' is able to flood your search history with junk terms to throw off snooping advertisers
30 Mar 2017
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Security

The fight against the Investigatory Powers Bill isn't over

The Snooper's Charter may have been struck down - but it will be back
27 Feb 2017
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Business strategy

Legal experts predict 600% surge in data protection disputes

Disputes could rocket by six times in next five years
21 Nov 2016
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data protection

Facebook bars Admiral from analysing users' data

Car insurer wanted to use Facebook posts to determine quote discounts
2 Nov 2016
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data protection

Facebook fails to throw out photo-tagging privacy lawsuit

Citizens claim Facebook's facial-recognition software violates privacy
6 May 2016
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data protection

BlackBerry supports government data requests

Canadian mobile maker says tech companies should be "good corporate citizens"
19 Apr 2016
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France gives Facebook data privacy ultimatum

Social network has three months to rectify alleged legal breaches
9 Feb 2016
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data protection

Why Privacy Shield will fail to protect our data

Safe Harbour’s replacement is based entirely on trust - what a big mistake
8 Feb 2016
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Will the new Safe Harbour deal really protect your data?

Businesses and campaigners react to Privacy Shield, the new EU-US data transfer agreement
2 Feb 2016
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data protection

Data Privacy Day should highlight sins of Snooper's Charter

The Investigatory Powers Bill remains the UK's biggest threat to privacy, says Davey Winder
28 Jan 2016
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Security

5 cyber security predictions for 2016

How to defend your business against the worst hackers have to offer in the New Year
30 Dec 2015
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Security

Why Facebook's real customers are advertisers

Poor user experience on alternative social networks keeps users on Facebook, say experts at ISSE
11 Nov 2015
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Policy & legislation

Microsoft heads back to court in data sovereignty row

Tech firm to argue against handing over email data in New York court appeal
9 Sep 2015
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Software

EFF proposes 'Do Not Track' option to boost online privacy

Electronic Frontier Foundation proposal would stop websites and advertisers from tracking users
5 Aug 2015