Art imitating life: Surveillance in pop culture is almost always serious business

(Jan 26, 2021) I wonder if they will ever come up with a specific term for a particular phenomenon we have all faced at one time or another. You know the one where you scro... Read More

COVID-19 privacy updates from Denmark, Ireland, Israel

(Jan 26, 2021) Denmark's data protection authority, Datatils... Read More

Amnesty International seeks ban on police use of facial recognition in NYC

(Jan 26, 2021) Amnesty International is urging New York City to ban the use of facial recognition technology in mass surveillance by law enforcement, the Guardian reports. ... Read More

CDT files suit against DHS over social media monitoring

(Jan 21, 2021) The Center for Democracy and Technology is suing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security over allegations that two immigration agencies failed to respond to... Read More

Lawmakers urge civil liberties considerations in Capitol riot response

(Jan 20, 2021) Ten members of the U.S. House of Representatives wrote a Read More

Danish DPA highlights area of focus for 2021

(Jan 15, 2021) The Danish data protection authority, Datatilsynet, Read More

Notes from the IAPP Europe Managing Director, 15 Jan. 2021

(Jan 14, 2021) Greetings from Brussels! There has been a fair bit of movement and activity across the professional instant messaging landscape in the last few days ... Read More

Privacy concerns surround use of 'smart cushion'

(Jan 14, 2021) The New York Times reports on the privacy concerns around smart cushions designed by a Chinese tech company designed to monitor employees' health. The cushio... Read More

COVID-19 privacy updates from France, Singapore

(Jan 14, 2021) France's data protection authority, Commission nationale de l'informatique et des libertés, Read More

High Court rules general warrants cannot be used to conduct mass surveillance

(Jan 8, 2021) The U.K. High Court ruled against a mass surveillance practice, Forbes reports. The court deemed it illegal for intelligence agencies to search large numbers... Read More