Law enforcement around the world is apparently getting easier access to data in other countries, thanks to the Council of Europe’s adoption of a flawed new protocol to the Budapest Convention.
The RCMP says it’s reviewing the legitimacy of using genetic genealogy to solve cases, but is still using the controversial DNA matching technique in the meantime.
The EU has been accused of contributing to the development of ‘surveillance’ capacities in third countries without considering fundamental rights and data protection.
CNIL has decided to call the Ministry of the Interior to order after observing several failures in the proper maintenance of the automated fingerprint file.
Two decades after the attack on New York City, the Police Department is using counterterrorism tools and tactics to combat routine street crime.
The tool is the product of a growing industry whose work is usually kept from the public and utilized by police.
Multimillion-pound fines could be imposed for nuisance or fraudulent calls and texts under a proposed overhaul of the UK’s data rules.
WhatsApp assures users that no one can see their messages, but the company has an extensive monitoring and regularly shares information with prosecutors.