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IOT raises Privacy concerns: SHOCK!

Forbes has been covering the findings of a US research study into privacy attitudes to Internet of Things (IoT). Surprise surprise people are concerned about the impacts on privacy. IoT, and in that category we would include wearables and the…
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17th July 2015
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New York Times breaches user privacy

Information Age reports that the New York Times has been acquiring private IP addresses from the devices that visit their website to see behind public IP addresses presented by networks to the world. Technical details can be found here.
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17th July 2015
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UK Police investigated for surveillance camera misuse

Sky News are reporting that police officers in the UK are to be investigated for tweeting a surveillance camera image taken from a police helicopter that featured a celebrity comedian Michael McIntyre which they subsequently posted to twitter. The ICO…
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16th July 2015
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EU Data Protection Regulation update

From The Register we learn that there is tentative agreement already on parts of the EU Data Protection Regulation. The key areas of agreement at this point relate to the territiorial scope of the Regulation and the restrictions on cross…
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16th July 2015
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Electoral Register Data issues discussed

The Irish Examiner has reported that a Dáil (Irish lower House of Parliament) Committee has begun discussing reforms of the Electoral Register. Among the measures being called for is the addition of PPSN data to the Register
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15th July 2015