data protection

Is the UK going to be ready for EU GDPR?

With just under 12 months to go until the European Union imposes new data protection regulations, there seems to be a growing sense of unpreparedness throughout the industry.

Web inventor slams FCC for privacy violations

Sir Tim Berners-Lee has hit out at the US government and FCC following the decision to repeal ISP privacy rules which were put in place to provide some level of control for the consumer.

WikiLeaks exposes Internet of Spooks

Who is the CIA’s favourite author? You guessed it, George Orwell. At least that’s what its apparent fondness for TVs as surveillance devices leads us to conclude.

WhatsApp faces another privacy PR disaster

WhatsApp has picked up in 2017 where it finished in 2016 fighting another potential PR disaster as researchers claim there is a security backdoor to its encryption.

Polls

Should privacy be treated as a right to protect stringently, or a commodity for users to trade for benefits?

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