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Australians able to opt out of targeted ads and erase their data under proposed privacy reforms
Individual rights could be modelled on the EU’s general data protection regulation or GDPR

Paul Karp

15, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Meta fined €265m over data protection breach that hit more than 500m users
Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp owner has been fined nearly €1bn by EU since September 2021

Dan Milmo and agencies

28, Nov, 2022 @5:39 PM

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FCDO ‘error’ reveals data on Afghan teacher in hiding from Taliban
Details under Afghan Citizens Resettlement Scheme have been passed to member of the public

Nicola Kelly

10, Aug, 2022 @3:22 PM

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Five dating app dilemmas answered by experts
Striking a balance between protecting your data, ensuring your personal security and getting the most out of dating apps can be tricky. Here’ some advice on the dos and don’ts

Kate O'Flaherty

10, Jul, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Fines for nuisance callers could be raised to £17.5m
Internet users will also be given tools to restrict cookie consent boxes under proposed data legislation

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

16, Jun, 2022 @9:30 PM

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Home Office’s visa service apologises for email address data breach
Private contractor running service sent email to applicants containing more than 170 email addresses

Diane Taylor

13, Apr, 2022 @4:34 PM

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TechScape: When Wikipedia fiction becomes real life fact
In this week’s newsletter: how a madeup backstory for a crisp mascot became accepted fact, and why it proves the internet doesn’t just reflect reality – it can alter it too

Alex Hern

30, Mar, 2022 @10:45 AM

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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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Nuisance calls could lead to multimillion-pound fines in UK
Ministers considering bringing punishment in line with GDPR, which can issue fine of up to £17.5m

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

10, Sep, 2021 @10:08 AM

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What is GDPR and why does the UK want to reshape its data laws?
The government says an overhaul will boost growth and increase trade – but it must be careful not to go too far

Alex Hern Technology editor

26, Aug, 2021 @12:47 PM

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UK to overhaul privacy rules in post-Brexit departure from GDPR
Culture secretary says move could lead to an end to irritating cookie popups and consent requests online

Alex Hern

26, Aug, 2021 @9:19 AM

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EU rules UK data protection is ‘adequate’ in boost for business
Decision that allows information to continue to flow to and from UK could be revoked ‘immediately’

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

28, Jun, 2021 @12:26 PM

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