Central databases are exploited by criminals, governments and companies that want to part consumers from their money.
The International Criminal Police Organization, Interpol, has called for collaboration between police and industry to prevent a “potential ransomware pandemic”.
Law enforcement officials say the tool can help them combat misinformation. Civil liberties advocates say it can be used for mass surveillance.
The European Union’s “GDPR” privacy law suffers from “massive flaws” and endless infighting, according to one of the bloc’s top regulators.
Apple boss Tim Cook took aim on Wednesday at proposed European rules aimed at curbing the power of U.S. tech giants, saying they could pose security and privacy risks to iPhones.
A UK government taskforce chaired by Sir Iain Duncan Smith MP, has published a wish list of regulatory proposals it wants to see adopted by a post-Brexit administration.
Now more than ever, as kids spend much of their lives online to learn, explore, play, and connect, it is essential to ensure their knowledge and understanding of online safety and privacy keeps pace.
A giant private company is doing the work governments should be doing on regulation of user data. That’s not a good thing.