The devices have raised all sorts of concerns about privacy (they can see through clothes) and radiation...
The public sector has greater awareness of data protection than large private businesses, a survey from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has revealed.
Google cannot be trusted to help manage Britain's new anti-terror database, the UK Government's privacy watchdog said yesterday.
Prime Minister David Cameron unveiled the six-month review during a speech to an audience of high tech businesses and entrepreneurs in London’s East End.
A good caning for Google and calls for an internet Bill of Rights were just two of the topics exercising MPs' minds last week in the course of a milestone debate on the issue of internet privacy yesterday.
The online freedom of speech group Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) continues to pound away on the business model of Las Vegas copyright enforcement company Righthaven LLC, with its attorneys hitting Righthaven with another counterclaim on Friday.
As part of its ongoing punishment of any institute or company that defends copyright, Anonymous has now taken down the website of The United States Copyright Office. The group managed to take copyright.gov offline for half an hour. After that the website started to respond again slowly, with occasional outages.
According to Billboard.biz,
U.K. dance label Ministry of Sound says it will continue to pursue illegal uploaders of its repertoire, despite a blow to its campaign to target individuals and seek compensation.
Hunton Privacy Blog reports:
The ICO has concluded that there was a “significant breach” of the UK Data Protection Act in that “the collection of this information was not fair or lawful and constitutes a significant breach of the first principle [of the Act].”