France fines Clearview the maximum amount allowed for GDPR violations
Clearview AI has been fined again in Europe. The organization allegedly violated the GDPR by taking imagery and other personal data from the internet to power its AI-driven identity-matching service for law enforcement and other sectors.
Clearview AI develops face detection and recognition tech... Read more
Samsung hit by cyberattack, customer data captured
Samsung fell victim to a cyberattack near the end of July. The personal data of US customers was captured. The full scope of the damage is unknown.
Samsung published a warning disclosing it fell victim to a cyberattack in July. The attackers managed to capture the personal data of US customers. ... Read more
Google will allow users to hide personal data from searches
Google’s new policy makes removing your personal information and other risky info from search results easier.
Google announced that users could have all their “personal” information removed easily from SERPs.
How does this offer differentiate from the past ones?
The company had offer... Read more
EU and US in talks over new privacy deal
The European Union and the United States are negotiating on the handling of personal data. The two world powers are looking for a way to make it possible for private data to cross the Atlantic without violating European legislation.
The talks are being spurred on by tech giants such as Facebook,... Read more
Personal data of millions of Dutch citizens were for sale
Personal data of Dutch citizens registered in the Municipal Health Service (GGD) corona systems were offered on various online platforms. The systems contain records of all Dutch citizens who have had a corona test taken.
The data in question was stored in the CoronIT and HPzone Light systems. T... Read more
FTC wants to know how Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok use personal data
The Federal Trade Commission is looking for information from Twitter, Facebook, and other social media or video streaming companies about personal user data. The US agency announced on Monday that it sent out orders for information.
The orders requesting data were sent to Facebook, Twitter... Read more
Google introduces smart features to control your personal data
Google introduced a new setting that users can deploy to control whether data within Gmail, Meet, and Chat can suggest products across the company's products suite. The function is called ‘Smart’ features.
In a blog post written by Maalika Manoharan, the product manager, users are encouraged... Read more