Data Privacy

394 results

Zoom said on Thursday it would freeze new feature development and shift all engineering resources on to security and safety issues.

Zoom has fixed a security issue flagged with its MacOS software, removing an installer that effectively circumvented Apple’s restrictions. The softw(...)

Google is sharing users’ personal data between its services without acquiring specific consent to do so, one of its smaller rivals, Brave, has claimed. Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters

Google is sharing users’ personal data between its services without acquiring specific consent to do so, thus flagrantly breaching fundamental princip(...)

Billionaire John Catsimatidis used Clearview to surveil shoppers at a grocery store he owns, and to identify a man he saw on a date with his daughter. Photograph: the New York Times

One Tuesday night in October 2018, John Catsimatidis, the billionaire owner of the Gristedes grocery store chain, was having dinner at Cipriani, an up(...)

Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon said that her office was ‘well advanced’ in the decision-making process on whether to impose fines. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

A decision by the State’s data protection watchdog on whether to issue the first fines against big tech companies has been delayed by “procedural quer(...)

Tinder is the subject of one of the Data Protection Commissioner’s two most recent investigations, announced earlier this month, around the handling of user data. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA

Facebook (8) The social network is the subject of eight separate investigations by the Data Protection Commissioner under the EU’s GDPR data protecti(...)

The Data Protection Commissioner said her office had received different responses from different bishops. Photograph: iStock

The State’s data watchdog may have to inspect Catholic Church records in its investigation into whether the church is legally obliged to delete record(...)

Google has decided to move its British users out of Irish jurisdiction because it is unclear whether Britain will follow GDPR or adopt other rules that could affect the handling of user data, sources said. Photograph: Robyn Beck/AFP

Google is planning to move its British users’ accounts out of the control of European Union privacy regulators, placing them under US jurisdiction ins(...)

A view of  a public services card. File  photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Evidence continues to mount that the beleaguered and ill-considered public services card (PSC) is the wannabe cross-departmental project that has beco(...)

US whistleblower Edward Snowden speaks to European officials by video during a parliamentary hearing on improving the protection of whistleblowers, at the Council of Europe in 2014. File photograph: Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images

In terms of privacy and data protection, 2019 was another bumper year of issues, arguments, frustrations and weary resignation, eased by a (very) few (...)

The ECJ case arose from a complaint against Facebook made by Austrian lawyer and privacy activist Maximilian Schrems to the Irish Data Protection Commission.

Thursday’s important advisory opinion from the European Court of Justice (ECJ), on whether data transfers between the European Union and the United St(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »