privacy

Health ministers urged to take action on home quarantine app privacy fears

Health ministers urged to take action on home quarantine app privacy fears

Protections lacking, civil society groups warn.
Oct 14 2021 5:49PM
Apple's iPhone privacy changes may signal desire to enter advertising market

Apple's iPhone privacy changes may signal desire to enter advertising market

Currently dominated by Facebook and Google.
Oct 4 2021 9:19AM
Google's browser cookies plan anti-competitive, advertisers tell EU

Google's browser cookies plan anti-competitive, advertisers tell EU

Unhappy at 'privacy sandbox'.
Sep 29 2021 6:33AM
US judge orders Apple to face Siri voice assistant privacy lawsuit

US judge orders Apple to face Siri voice assistant privacy lawsuit

After users served targeted ads.
Sep 3 2021 7:00AM
WhatsApp fined a record 225 million euro by Ireland over privacy

WhatsApp fined a record 225 million euro by Ireland over privacy

After pressure from EU privacy watchdog.
Sep 3 2021 6:45AM
Instagram to require users to share their birthday

Instagram to require users to share their birthday

Amid youth safety push.
Aug 31 2021 6:48AM
UK risks EU data deal by pursuing global tie-ups

UK risks EU data deal by pursuing global tie-ups

Under post-Brexit data law reforms.
Aug 27 2021 6:45AM
Civil liberty organisations slam Apple child safety tech

Civil liberty organisations slam Apple child safety tech

Fears that client-side scanning could be abused for surveillance.
Aug 6 2021 1:22PM
Russia opens case against WhatsApp

Russia opens case against WhatsApp

For violating personal data law.
Aug 2 2021 11:59AM
Zoom reaches $115 million settlement over user privacy, 'Zoombombing'

Zoom reaches $115 million settlement over user privacy, 'Zoombombing'

Will bolster its security practices to settle a lawsuit.
Aug 2 2021 6:40AM
NZ state broadcaster slammed for stories sourced from ransomware-raided info

NZ state broadcaster slammed for stories sourced from ransomware-raided info

Privacy watchdog says reporting raises quite significant ethical concerns.
Jul 30 2021 6:17AM
Uber found to have breached privacy of 1.2 million Aussies in 2016

Uber found to have breached privacy of 1.2 million Aussies in 2016

Privacy watchdog releases findings of investigation.
Jul 23 2021 2:02PM
China orders Didi app downloads suspended over data violation

China orders Didi app downloads suspended over data violation

Alleged to have illegally collected users' personal data.
Jul 5 2021 6:38AM
US lawmakers say it is time to boost privacy protections around cloud data

US lawmakers say it is time to boost privacy protections around cloud data

Needs same legal status as 'physical files stored in personal file cabinets'.
Jul 1 2021 6:36AM
Cross-border data access bill waved through parliament

Cross-border data access bill waved through parliament

US CLOUD Act agreement to follow.
Jun 25 2021 1:07PM
Google delays Chrome's blocking of tracking cookies to late 2023

Google delays Chrome's blocking of tracking cookies to late 2023

Opts for a new phased approach.
Jun 25 2021 6:55AM
EU privacy watchdogs call for ban on facial recognition in public spaces

EU privacy watchdogs call for ban on facial recognition in public spaces

Under desire to create a 'human-centric legal framework for AI'.
Jun 22 2021 6:27AM
Serious privacy problems found in most health apps

Serious privacy problems found in most health apps

Large survey of apps raises concerns.
Jun 18 2021 6:10AM
WA Police refused request to stop accessing Covid check-in app data

WA Police refused request to stop accessing Covid check-in app data

Forcing the govt to introduce new laws.
Jun 16 2021 5:24PM

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