Privacy

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Meghan’s all-out war may have taken Mail on Sunday by surprise
Analysis: Duchess’s case did not change privacy law, but it was a departure from royals tending to settle out of court

Haroon Siddique and Jim Waterson

02, Dec, 2021 @6:36 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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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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Meta delays encrypted messages on Facebook and Instagram to 2023
Move comes as child safety campaigners express concern plans could shield abusers from detection

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

21, Nov, 2021 @12:12 PM

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No 10 accused of failing to act against states accused of NSO spyware abuses
Group of 10 MPs and peers say Boris Johnson’s government has prioritised trade over national security

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

11, Nov, 2021 @6:14 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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Meghan’s letter to father written ‘with potential public consumption in mind’, court told
Lawyers for publishers of Mail on Sunday argue Duchess of Sussex’s privacy case should have gone to trial

Caroline Davies

09, Nov, 2021 @5:44 PM

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Hacking of activists is latest in long line of cyber-attacks on Palestinians
Analysis: while identity of hackers is not known in this case, Palestinians have long been spied on by Israeli military

Peter Beaumont

08, Nov, 2021 @4:22 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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Here’s a thought-experiment that captures Facebook’s betrayal of users | Richard Ashby Wilson
Imagine if the postman read your mail and then sold your information to extremists who want to target you

Richard Ashby Wilson

03, Nov, 2021 @10:16 AM

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Facial recognition firm Clearview AI to appeal order to stop collecting images of Australians
Company stands ground after watchdog finds it breached Australians’ privacy by scraping images online

Josh Taylor

03, Nov, 2021 @8:02 AM

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Facebook to shut facial recognition system and delete 1bn ‘faceprints’
Firm says decision is in response to growing concerns over software that identifies users in photos and videos

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

02, Nov, 2021 @7:58 PM

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