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The largest personal data leakage in Brazilian history

Why the rest of the world should be worried, and think hard about how to create a data protection culture.Luca Belli 3 February 2021 In Brazil, like in most all low-income countries with relevant population, enormous personal databases are created with little or very poor attention paid to cybersecurity and data protection concerns. On 20 January, the […]

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Health Data Privacy Is a Social Justice Issue

Big Tech needs to take the Technocratic Oath to Do No Harm RinzinFollowDec 15, 2020 · 5 min read The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many aspects of our everyday life, from how we work and interact to how we think about health data privacy in the increasingly digitized world of sensors, wearables, and machine learning. While the healthcare […]

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Insecure wheels: Police turn to car data to destroy suspects’ alibis

Looser privacy standards for vehicle data are a treasure chest of data for law enforcement. Source Law enforcement agencies are finding a treasure trove of evidence in vehicles that they can use to solve crimes.Sebastian König / for NBC NewsDec. 28, 2020, 9:18 AM ESTBy Olivia Solon On June 26, 2017, the lifeless body of […]


1 big thing: Facebook goes to war with Apple over ad privacy

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios Facebook further escalated its long-brewing fight with Apple this week, launching salvos in prominent print ads and in the courts, Axios’ Sara Fischer reports. The big picture: Facebook and Apple’s competing visions of the internet and technology are increasingly at odds: Do people want free services in exchange for handing over data (and seeing […]


Security Policy and Best Practices for Working Remotely

POSTED MARCH 26, 2020ADMINShareTweetShare+1Pin Working from Home? Here’s Our Security Tips for Remote Work. Although, we know that either large, medium or small all sizes of companies are under attack. For the moment, working remotely has become an essential for modern companies looking to enlist talent and create business continuity plans.More and more companies are asking […]


Your Technology Is Tracking You. Take These Steps For Better Online Privacy

October 13, 202012:03 AM ET LAUREL WAMSLEYTwitterLISTEN·24:1824-Minute ListenAdd toPLAYLIST Jackie Ferrentino for NPR Before I became a reporter at NPR, I worked for a few years at tech companies. One of the companies was in the marketing technology business — the industry that’s devoted in part to tracking people and merging their information, so they […]

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Online Learning Guidelines Issued to Help Protect Student Privacy and Reduce Data Breaches in Schools

September 16, 2020 | 3:20 PM GMT+0800 Last Edit: September 17, 2020 Before webcam-supported online discussions are recorded, schools must consider getting the consent of the parent or legal guardian of students below 18 years old, according to guidelines that a group of public and private universities and colleges across the country has issued. The presence […]


Online learning’s toll on kids’ privacy

Ashley Gold Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios The shift to online schooling is running roughshod over children’s privacy rules and rights, experts say, and creating new inequalities. The big picture: Minors are the only group that enjoys federal online privacy protections in the U.S., but that’s not enough to protect their privacy rights as school districts and teachers […]


The EU is launching a market for personal data. Here’s what that means for privacy.

In a radical shift for the EU’s data governance strategy, the Trusts Project promotes data sharing as a civic  Anna Artyushinaarchive page August 11, 2020PHOTO BY DAVID WERBROUCK ON UNSPLASH The European Union has long been a trendsetter in privacy regulation. Its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and stringent antitrust laws have inspired new legislation around […]

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Tracking COVID-19 With the IoT May Put Your Privacy at Risk

The coronavirus pandemic is an opportunity to balance public health and personal privacy By Stacey Higginbotham The Internet of Things makes the invisible visible. That’s the IoT’s greatest feature, but also its biggest potential drawback. More sensors on more people means the IoT becomes a visible web of human connections that we can use to, say, track […]