Seeking to protect its image as a guardian of personal privacy, Apple maintains it was blindsided and handcuffed by a Trump administration probe
Appeal court ruling means people denied settled status or immigration visas can see records used in the case.
Specifically, the issue was whether or to what extent Art. 15 GDPR grants a right to receive copies of e-mails.
The recent UK case of Soriano v Forensic News and Others tested the territorial reach of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and represents the first UK judgment dealing with the territorial scope of the GDPR.
Where those requests are repetitive, numerous, and the real purpose is to obtain documents and not data, businesses might reasonably resist civil claims raising similar factual issues.
The IRS was able to query a database of location data quietly harvested from ordinary smartphone apps over 10,000 times, according to a copy of the contract between IRS and the data provider obtained by Motherboard. The document provides more insight into what exactly the IRS wanted to do with a tool purchased from Venntel, […]
On Thursday in the Northern District of California, Brittany Conditi filed a class-action complaint against Instagram and its parent company Facebook for invasion of privacy alleging that Instagram accessed users’ smartphone cameras when not using features that would require camera access, despite the defendants’ representations to the contrary. According to the complaint, Instagram “has access […]
Facebook is suing EU antitrust regulators for seeking information beyond what is necessary, including highly personal details, for their investigations into the company’s data and marketplace. In addition to the two lawsuits against the Commission, Facebook is also seeking interim measures at the Luxembourg-based General Court, Europe’s second-highest, to halt such data requests until judges […]
Uber’s power lies In information asymmetry. This EU court case could help end it. Four United Kingdom Uber drivers launched a lawsuit Monday to gain access to Uber’s algorithms through Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in a bid that could reshape the gig economy landscape across Europe. Source: Uber Drivers Sue to Gain Access […]
German authorities have too much access to people’s internet and mobile phone data and laws must be rewritten as they are unconstitutional, a court says. The federal Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe has ruled that the privacy of Germans should be better protected. Police investigating crimes or trying to prevent terror attacks are currently allowed to access […]