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CCTV Users at ‘Risk of Breaching GDPR’

Organizations that use CCTV systems could be putting themselves at risk of breaching GDPR data protection and privacy requirements by failing to understand how the forthcoming regulations cover the collection of visual data.

Source: CCTV Users at ‘Risk of Breaching GDPR’ – Infosecurity Magazine

NGOs Challenge UK Government Surveillance at the European Court of Human Rights

On Tuesday 7 November, three joined cases brought by civil liberties and human rights organisations challenging UK Government surveillance will be heard in the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR).

Source: CCC | NGOs Challenge UK Government Surveillance at the European Court of Human Rights

European Court of Human Rights Hears Key Surveillance Challenge

European Court of Human Rights has heard 10 Human Rights Organizations v. UK, a legal challenge which will impact surveillance practices around the world. The organizations who brought the case argue that surveillance by UK and US intelligence services violated their fundamental rights.

Source: European Court of Human Rights Hears Key Surveillance Challenge

Israeli DPA guidelines on workplace surveillance

On Oct. 17, Israel’s data protection authority, which recently changed its name to the Privacy Protection Authority (formerly the ILITA), published guidelines on the use of surveillance cameras in the workplace and in the framework of an employment relationship. The new guidelines constitute supplementary materials to previous guidelines on the more general issue of privacy consideration in the use of surveillance cameras.

Source: Israeli DPA guidelines on workplace surveillance

US Begins Collecting Social Media Information from Immigrants

U.S. officials are now permitted to collect usernames and other social media information from all immigrants seeking to enter the country. The new rule went into effect October 18 as an amendment to the U.S. Privacy Act of 1974.

Source: US Begins Collecting Social Media Information from Immigrants

Our intimate relationship with surveillance

It’s often true that privacy professionals talk about the datafication of our lives as being impersonal. In fact, however, data is incredibly personal and intimate, and the technologies we employ impact us in incredibly intimate ways. Given that, it’s important for privacy professionals to work beyond compliance and closely examine the ways technologies are going to be used, in particular, in asymmetric power dynamics.

Source: Levy details our intimate relationship with surveillance

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