Until Trump gets his wall
US carriers will be given a free pass to do what they like with customer’s data until President Donald Trump gets his wall with Mexico and the government shutdown ends.
Expect much Facebook and Google lobbying
The US is looking at a law which will give it the ability to collect civil penalties if a company misuses consumer data on the internet or allows it to be stolen could be drafted early next year.
GDPR does not apply to football
Grovels to 14 million people
A Facebook bug means that 14 million people may have posted their private information to the whole of the world that uses the social media tool.
Developers will have access to facial data
While the Tame Apple Press praised Apple for promising that facial data used to unlock its new iPhone X would be securely stored on the phone, now it appears that it might not have been giving a clear picture about how the data would be used.
That will cost you 1.2 million
Spain's Data Protection Authority has issued a 1.2 million euro fine against Facebook after it found three cases when the company collected data without informing users, as required by European Union privacy laws.
One in six use one, so no one can see what they are watching
A new report has revealed that VPN usage in the UK has increased with almost one in six people now using one.
What could go wrong?
Amazon has announced the Echo Look, the latest gadget in the company's new Echo-powered hardware lineup and will put a microphone and a camera in your bedroom.
Republicans want to sell your private data to spammers
While the rest of the world is cracking down on user data privacy, Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump’s America is allowing ISPs to flog their customers' personal data to advertisers and anyone who can write a cheque.
Changes to installation process were only a start
European Union data protection watchdogs said they were still concerned about the privacy settings of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system despite Vole announcing changes to the installation process.