Data protection

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Antony Sher’s stand against apartheid | Brief letters
Letters: A committed anti-racist | Kissing at Christmas | Stuck in Ikea | Sudoku suggestion | Fine mess


05, Dec, 2021 @5:37 PM

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Cabinet Office fined £500,000 over New Year honours list data breach
Regulator says safety of hundreds of individuals was jeopardised after their addresses were posted online

Dan Milmo Technology editor

02, Dec, 2021 @12:46 PM

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UK spy chief suggests Beijing risks ‘miscalculation’ over west’s resolve
Island’s status and surveillance technology making China ‘single greatest priority’ for MI6

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

30, Nov, 2021 @3:47 PM

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US facial recognition firm faces £17m UK fine for ‘serious breaches’
Clearview AI may have gathered data without people’s knowledge, says Information Commissioner’s Office

Rob Davies

29, Nov, 2021 @8:18 PM

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Top UK court blocks legal action against Google over internet tracking
Campaigners sought to sue for £3bn damages on behalf of millions of iPhone users in England and Wales

Dan Milmo and agency

10, Nov, 2021 @1:00 PM

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The dawn of tappigraphy: does your smartphone know how you feel before you do?
Tech companies are seeking to analyse data on the way we tap, scroll, text and call to monitor our mental health

Zoë Corbyn

07, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Is my phone listening to me? We ask the expert
Data protection advocate Mariano delli Santi on whether we should worry about targeted advertising

Coco Khan

29, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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WhatsApp to bring in encryption for backup chats after privacy fears
Users can set encryption key for chats on Google Drive or iCloud to prevent authorities demanding access from provider

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

15, Oct, 2021 @4:01 PM

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Hundreds of professional footballers threaten legal action over use of data
Project Red Card is led by the former Cardiff manager Russell Slade and the issue arises over allegedly unlawful use of players’ statistics

Ben Fisher

12, Oct, 2021 @4:48 PM

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Intimate data: can a person who tracks their steps, sleep and food ever truly be free?
Big tech now encourages us to monitor everything from our heart rate to our glucose levels via smartphones and watches. How much privacy have we lost to the promise of self improvement - and is it time to stop?

Simon Usborne

05, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Undisclosed private companies analysing facial data from NHS app
Fresh privacy concerns raised after NHS refuses to reveal firms used for ID verification process

Rob Davies

24, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘Privacy is at stake’: what would you do if you controlled your own data?
In an ambitious new installation, artist Refik Anadol used a 17,000 square-foot gallery to mount an immersive exhibit asking questions about online privacy

Adrian Horton

23, Sep, 2021 @8:25 PM

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