Google wins 'right-to-be-forgotten' fight with France
There is much talk about the importance of free movement of people and goods between Brexit Britain and the EU. More important than either of these, however, is the free movement of data.
In the first legal challenge of its kind anywhere in the world, the Court ruled that the South Wales Police use of live facial recognition technology (‘FRT’), which has been trialled since 2017 was lawful even though no specific FRT law was or is in existence.
Facebook rolled out a new privacy feature in Ireland, Spain, and South Korea to allow users to sever the connection between their Facebook accounts and other websites.
Social media giant Facebook has been slammed with a record fine of more than €4 billion over privacy violations, but will this be enough to change how Facebook handles users' privacy data?
Campaigners have pledged to fight a move by British police to ask crime victims to hand over their mobile phones and social media passwords to investigators.
Breakfast With Belle is headed to Greece to interview MEP Eva Kaili- and we want to put YOUR questions to her. Comment or tweet with the hashtag #BreakfastWithBelle and stay tuned to see if she answers your question.
Survivors of the 2017 California wildfires, hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria were among the millions whose privacy was violated, the inspector general's report says.
A recently published study from Denmark has shown that state-run websites are selling personal data to advertising companies.
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Google’s smartphone services store users’ locations even when privacy settings are adjusted to shut these features off, according to a report by the Associated Press.
Facebook's profit warning brought a record US stock market dive, but despite major challenges over privacy and fake news the social media giant remains... a giant.
Facebook shares lost as much of a quarter of their value on Wednesday after executives said that profit margins would plummet for several years. Euronews takes a look at how this happened.
British pop singer Sir Cliff Richard has won a privacy case against the BBC. He has been awarded the equivalent of €220,000 euros in damages ( $260,000 US dollars).
The European Commission should revise its proposed rules for cross-border data flows to clearly prohibit unjustified barriers done in the name of "privacy."
Facebook bug made some private posts public, affecting as many as 14M users.
European users were met with an error message when trying to access websites
SME's face dilemma over stored data and raised costs to adminster personal databases to compy with GDPR legislation, but the EU is attempting to reassure them that they won't be hard-hit...and is facing some scepticism.
New EU rules come in this week, which aim to give us more protection - when it comes to our personal data. GDPR should make it easier for us to access information that companies hold about us. After all the scandals we've seen of - like Cambridge Analytica - many will be welcoming it.
Mark Zuckerberg's visit to the European Parliament coincides with the introduction of the EU's new rules on data protection, which requires companies to give European citizens greater control over their personal data. But some believe that all publicity is good publicity.
The social media boss will be questioned by the heads of the political groups in the European Parliament in a session that will be livestreamed to the public.
The European Commission on Tuesday proposed new laws that would see fingerprinting and other biometric elements made compulsory for all EU ID cards, but at what cost to citizens' data privacy?
The Facebook CEO revealed his own data had been breached during the second day of questioning by US senators
The social media website founder also pledged to work with government on regulation if necessary
New regulations on data security in Europe are a step in the right direction to protecting consumers, but more important is how companies respond.
Academic Aleksandr Kogan, who completed work for the firm in 2014, says he is being scapegoated in the data harvesting scandal.