Marriott to create media network to target customers with 'first-party' ads

(May 18, 2022) Marriott International will introduce a media network in partnership with Yahoo, The Wall Street Journal reports. The media network is intended to help adver... Read More

Internet censors display social media users’ locations in China

(May 18, 2022) Internet censors in China are displaying location tags beneath social media users’ posts to combat disinformation campaigns, The New York Times reports. The ... Read More

Hong Kong considers blocking Telegram over doxxed personal data

(May 17, 2022) Hong Kong's Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data is considering limiting access to messenger service Telegram, Bloomberg reports. The potenti... Read More

PDPC issues new guidance on biometric data collecting in security applications

(May 17, 2022) Singapore's Personal Data Protection Commission Read More

Global news roundup: May 10-16, 2022

(May 16, 2022) In this week's global legislative roundup, the Council of the European Union approved the Data Governance Act. The U.K. government announced its intentions t... Read More

Research finds women's health apps are unsecure, fail to meet EU GDPR standards

(May 13, 2022) A report published in the Journal of Internet Medical Research found that the most popular women’s mobile health applications may not be following privacy la... Read More

Notes from the Asia-Pacific region, 13 May 2022

(May 12, 2022) Greetings from Beijing! I hope you are enjoying the early summer (autumn) sunshine! The privacy space in the Greater China region continues to be filled with... Read More

Victoria's bill to establish compulsory medical record system faces opposition

(May 12, 2022) The efforts of Australian state government of Victoria to create a mandatory medical record keeping system has hit a legislative snag, the Guardian reports. ... Read More

New Zealand travel company announces data breach affecting thousands of users

(May 12, 2022) A New Zealand travel tour company announced hackers stole personal information of customers from its website used between 2003 and 2018, Radio New Zealand re... Read More

OAIC seeks to bolster compliance by regulated entities across economy

(May 12, 2022) In a conversation with Salinger Privacy Principal Anna Johnston, CIPP/E, CIPM, FIP, Office of the Australian Privacy Commissioner Assistant Commissioner Davi... Read More