DHS unveils extraction tools for travelers' mobile data

(Aug 11, 2020) The U.S. Department of Homeland Security released a Read More

Google updates voice assistant privacy controls

(Aug 11, 2020) CNET reports Google informed voice assistant users that their voice recordings will be reviewed rather than saved moving forward. The halt to storing recordi... Read More

ICO to probe bank's alleged employee spying

(Aug 10, 2020) Reuters reports the U.K. Information Commissioner's Office has begun investigating Barclays and its potential employee tracking practices. In February, the b... Read More

Serbian government's facial recognition rollout draws privacy backlash

(Aug 6, 2020) Privacy advocates expressed concerns over the installation of facial recognition technology in Belgrade by the Serbian Ministry of Interior, Emerging Europe ... Read More

Researchers use machine learning to dupe facial recognition tech

(Aug 6, 2020) MIT Technology Review reports researchers from cybersecurity company McAfee devised a way to deceive a facial recognition system. A facial image of a person ... Read More

OSHA revises rule on employee health records access

(Aug 4, 2020) The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced revisions to its Read More

Sports franchises exploring facial recognition at stadiums

(Aug 3, 2020) Some professional sports teams across the U.S. are trialing facial recognition technology in their stadiums, The Wall Street Journal reports. The thought beh... Read More

College Board tracking millions of students, sharing information

(Jul 31, 2020) Research from Consumer Reports revealed College Board is helping track and target millions of students by sharing their data with third-party companies, incl... Read More

Taylor Swift fans dox music critic over review

(Jul 31, 2020) Unhappy with a review of Taylor Swift’s album, "Folklore," Swift fans have tweeted Pitchfork Senior Editor Jillian Mapes’ personal information, the Daily Bea... Read More

Notes from the IAPP Europe Managing Director, 31 July 2020

(Jul 30, 2020) Greetings from Brussels! Unfortunately, several countries in Europe have tightened restrictions once again amid recent localized infection spikes acr... Read More