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F.T.C. Said to Be Investigating YouTube

F.T.C. Said to Be Investigating YouTube

The Federal Trade Commission is in the advanced stages of an investigation into YouTube’s handling of videos aimed at children, according to two people with knowledge of the inquiry. The...

The Great Hack documentary now on Netflix

The Great Hack documentary now on Netflix

The Great Hack, a documentary exploring the Facebook / Cambridge Analytica scandal and how it lifts the mask on the dark arts of personal data processing. The scandal has its roots in the start of...

Facebook’s Like Button Makes Websites Liable

Facebook’s Like Button Makes Websites Liable

Facebook Inc's “Like” button makes third-party websites responsible for processing people’s data under the European Union’s privacy rules, according to the EU’s top court. The EU Court of Justice...

ICO fines Make It Easy for making spam calls

ICO fines Make It Easy for making spam calls

Making it Easy Ltd has been fined £160,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office(ICO) for making spam calls to people registered with the Telephone Preference Service (TPS). The ICO has...

Greek DPA issues 150K euro fine to PwC

Greek DPA issues 150K euro fine to PwC

The DPA considered that PWC BS: -i. has unlawfully processed the personal data of its employees contrary to the provisions of Article 5(1)(a) indent (a) of the GDPR since it used an inappropriate...

Podcast: How much does Google know about you?

Podcast: How much does Google know about you?

Google’s story is one of extraordinary growth. From its days as an insurgent startup, it now dominates internet search in most of the world and has branched out into video sharing, operating...

Heathrow Airport chosen to take part in new ICO

Heathrow Airport chosen to take part in new ICO

The UK’s data regulation - the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) - has announced which participants it has selected to take part in its new data protection Sandbox scheme, which aims to...

Massive data breach hits Capital One

Massive data breach hits Capital One

Capital One said that personal information, including the Social Security and bank account numbers of more than 100 million individuals, were compromised in a massive data theft that led to the...