Contact-tracing updates from South Africa, UK

(Sep 18, 2020) The U.K. Information Commissioner's Office Read More

Robocall-blocking services raise data privacy concerns for BBB

(Sep 18, 2020) The Better Business Bureau said robocall-blocking services offered by cellphone companies or applications come with privacy and effectiveness concerns, CTV N... Read More

US lawmakers question Oracle's TikTok deal

(Sep 16, 2020) Reuters reports members of U.S. Congress are pressing for answers regarding Oracle's Read More

Video-conferencing app argues lawsuits should be dismissed

(Sep 16, 2020) In a federal court filing in San Jose, California, Zoom Video Communications argued it is protected by federal law from lawsuits over “Zoombombings,” Bloombe... Read More

ByteDance to partner with Oracle on TikTok in US

(Sep 14, 2020) The Wall Street Journal reports ByteDance, TikTok's parent company, agreed to a partnership with Oracle regarding the management of the short-video app's U.S... Read More

Crime app sparks privacy concerns with switch to contact tracing

(Sep 11, 2020) Los Angeles County, California, announced it is partnering with crime app Citizen for its contact-tracing app SafePass, CNET reports. Citizen previously focu... Read More

The GDPR Catch-22 in the Dutch COVID-19 contact-tracing app

(Sep 10, 2020) Last week, the Dutch Parliament voted in favor of an amendment to a bill regulating use of the Dutch COVID-19 contact-tracing application, which would improv... Read More

A roundup of DPA enforcement actions

(Sep 10, 2020) According to the Read More

Government group issues draft for Indian third-party access

(Sep 10, 2020) The Indian Express reports Niti Aayog, a policy think tank for the Indian government, published a draft framework outlining how third parties can access data... Read More

Children's privacy advocates urge TikTok changes

(Sep 4, 2020) Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood and the Center for Digital Democracy wrote letters to potential TikTok buyers regarding necessary children's privacy... Read More