Efforts to curb COVID-19 spread costs personal privacy

(Sep 21, 2020) The New York Times reports South Korean efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 are invading citizens' personal privacy. The government has publicized the ... Read More

Japanese police using facial recognition for investigations

(Sep 17, 2020) Police in Japan confirmed they are utilizing a facial recognition database in criminal probes, The Japan Times reports. The database compiled images of previ... Read More

A teachable moment for privacy in the virtual classroom

(Sep 17, 2020) The COVID-19 pandemic has forced migration to virtual classrooms, and privacy concerns have risen with this shift to digital learning. Concerned about the tr... Read More

COVID-19, privacy, and school recordings

(Sep 17, 2020) At the beginning of each school year, there are many papers to be signed. I agree I have (1) read the student handbook, (2) health forms, (3) appropr... Read More

IAPP book: An updated guide to US government data sharing

(Sep 15, 2020) Now, perhaps more than ever before, it is critical to understand how governments around the world protect the personal information they exchange with each ot... Read More

Chinese database leaks foreign surveillance data on 2.4M

(Sep 15, 2020) Vice reports the personal details of approximately 2.4 million individuals from various countries have been leaked from a database owned by Chinese technolog... Read More

Irish DPC tells Facebook to stop transferring data to the US: Should panic ensue?

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Irish DPC tells Facebook to stop data transfers to the US

(Sep 10, 2020) Ireland's Data Protection Commissioner issued a preliminary order that Facebook must stop transferring user data to the U.S. following the Court of Justice o... Read More

PNP: Privacy rights not compromised with social media quarantine monitoring

(Sep 10, 2020) The Philippine National Police said citizens' privacy rights will not be infringed upon as it monitors social media activity to identify those who violate ru... Read More

New rules allow Nepal government offices to install CCTV cameras in public places

(Sep 10, 2020) The Himalayan Times reports new rules issued by the government of Nepal allow government offices to install closed-circuit TV cameras in public places and ve... Read More