Neowin News Feed for: Ico https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/ico/ Neowin News Feed for: Ico en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net McAfee and his advisor indicted over cryptocurrency fraud https://www.neowin.net/news/mcafee-and-his-advisor-indicted-over-cryptocurrency-fraud/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/03/1614989435_gavel-us-flag_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The US Department of Justice has indicted John McAfee over cryptocurrency fraud. It said the businessman was involved in a pump-and-dump scheme on Twitter. He&#039;s currently detained in Spain. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/mcafee-and-his-advisor-indicted-over-cryptocurrency-fraud">Read more...</a> paul.hill@neowin.net (Paul Hill) Sat, 06 Mar 2021 04:54:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/mcafee-and-his-advisor-indicted-over-cryptocurrency-fraud Facebook pays £500,000 fine in the UK over Cambridge Analytica issues https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-pays-500000-fine-in-the-uk-over-cambridge-analytica-issues/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2019/09/1567440843_facebook_logo_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The UK&#039;s ICO has announced that Facebook has agreed to pay £500,000 for violating the Data Privacy Act 1998 with regards to the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Facebook has not accepted liability though. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-pays-500000-fine-in-the-uk-over-cambridge-analytica-issues">Read more...</a> paul.hill@neowin.net (Paul Hill) Wed, 30 Oct 2019 20:16:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-pays-500000-fine-in-the-uk-over-cambridge-analytica-issues British Airways to be fined record-breaking £183m figure over data theft https://www.neowin.net/news/british-airways-to-be-fined-record-breaking-183m-figure-over-data-theft/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/08/1501674881_british-airways-ba002_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>British watchdog Information Commissioner&#039;s Office has issued UK&#039;s flag carrier with a penalty of £183m. The record fine has been charged over the breach of data suffered by British Airways last year. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/british-airways-to-be-fined-record-breaking-183m-figure-over-data-theft">Read more...</a> namerahs.fatmi@neowin.net (Namerah Saud Fatmi) Mon, 08 Jul 2019 14:56:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/british-airways-to-be-fined-record-breaking-183m-figure-over-data-theft UK: ICO fines EE £100,000 over unsolicited marketing messages https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-ico-fines-ee-100000-over-unsolicited-marketing-messages/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2014/08/ee-logo_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The UK mobile carrier, EE, has been fined £100,000 after it sent marketing messages to customers, twice, without their permission. This practice is against the ICO&#039;s rules so the firm was fined. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-ico-fines-ee-100000-over-unsolicited-marketing-messages">Read more...</a> paul.hill@neowin.net (Paul Hill) Mon, 24 Jun 2019 20:00:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-ico-fines-ee-100000-over-unsolicited-marketing-messages UK watchdog sets out to ban nudge techniques to protect kids online https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-watchdog-sets-out-to-ban-nudge-techniques-to-protect-kids-online/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2019/04/1554725596_uk_social_media_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>A UK watchdog has set out new rules that firms should follow when it comes to designing online services. The rules encourage services to put children&#039;s data privacy as a top priority. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-watchdog-sets-out-to-ban-nudge-techniques-to-protect-kids-online">Read more...</a> paul.hill@neowin.net (Paul Hill) Mon, 15 Apr 2019 19:10:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-watchdog-sets-out-to-ban-nudge-techniques-to-protect-kids-online Investigation underway into malware attack on the Police Federation of England and Wales https://www.neowin.net/news/investigation-underway-into-malware-attack-on-the-police-federation-of-england-and-wales/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2019/03/1553191697_7tpxnzxm_400x400_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Several bodies, including the National Crime Agency, are investigating a malware incident affecting the Police Federation of England and Wales. The National Cyber Security Centre is also involved. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/investigation-underway-into-malware-attack-on-the-police-federation-of-england-and-wales">Read more...</a> paul.hill@neowin.net (Paul Hill) Thu, 21 Mar 2019 18:46:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/investigation-underway-into-malware-attack-on-the-police-federation-of-england-and-wales Facebook appeals ICO fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-appeals-ico-fine-over-cambridge-analytica-scandal/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/02/1519328604_faecebook-8_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Facebook has unsurprisingly chosen to contest the decision by the United Kingdom&#039;s ICO to slap the company with a £500,000 fine following the Cambridge Analytica scandal earlier this year. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-appeals-ico-fine-over-cambridge-analytica-scandal">Read more...</a> joao.carrasqueira@neowin.net (João Carrasqueira) Wed, 21 Nov 2018 21:26:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-appeals-ico-fine-over-cambridge-analytica-scandal UK levies £500,000 fine against Facebook over Cambridge Analytica data fiasco https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-levies-500000-fine-against-facebook-over-cambridge-analytica-data-fiasco/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/06/1528518111_facebook_privacy_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Facebook has received a £500,000 penalty from UK&#039;s Information Commissioner&#039;s Office for allowing third-party developers access to private user data, which led to the Cambridge Analytica scandal. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-levies-500000-fine-against-facebook-over-cambridge-analytica-data-fiasco">Read more...</a> exoruel@gmail.com (Ruel Revales) Thu, 25 Oct 2018 17:46:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-levies-500000-fine-against-facebook-over-cambridge-analytica-data-fiasco Equifax fined £500,000 by ICO for 2017 security breach https://www.neowin.net/news/equifax-fined-500000-by-ico-for-2017-security-breach/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/09/1537439928_equifax_fine_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The Information Commissioner&#039;s Office (ICO) has today issued Equifax Ltd with a £500,000 fine following its security breach of up to fifteen million British citizens&#039; personal information in 2017. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/equifax-fined-500000-by-ico-for-2017-security-breach">Read more...</a> alex.alderson@protonmail.com (Alex Alderson) Thu, 20 Sep 2018 12:02:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/equifax-fined-500000-by-ico-for-2017-security-breach Learn Blockchain and ICO with the Ethereum Blockchain Mastery Bundle for only $29 https://www.neowin.net/news/learn-blockchain-and-ico-with-the-ethereum-blockchain-mastery-bundle-for-only-29/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/01/1514891595_ethereum_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Save hundreds of dollars off the cost of this Ethereum Blockchain Mastery Bundle. Become an early adopter of Blockchain technology in this four course bundle &amp; reap the rewards of your own ICO! <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/learn-blockchain-and-ico-with-the-ethereum-blockchain-mastery-bundle-for-only-29">Read more...</a> editor@neowin.net (News Staff) Wed, 16 May 2018 15:00:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/learn-blockchain-and-ico-with-the-ethereum-blockchain-mastery-bundle-for-only-29 Cryptocurrencies have been banned in Pakistan https://www.neowin.net/news/cryptocurrencies-have-been-banned-in-pakistan/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2014/12/shutterstock_173169080_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The State Bank of Pakistan has issued a circular on its website banning the usage of any virtual currency. Banks will not be able to allow customers any transaction in the form of cryptocurrencies. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/cryptocurrencies-have-been-banned-in-pakistan">Read more...</a> hamza.jawad@neowin.net (Hamza Jawad ) Sat, 07 Apr 2018 15:54:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/cryptocurrencies-have-been-banned-in-pakistan Twitter to start blocking cryptocurrency ads from its platform https://www.neowin.net/news/twitter-to-start-blocking-cryptocurrency-ads-from-its-platform/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2014/08/screen_shot_2014-08-25_at_7.44.18_pm_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Twitter will join Facebook and Google in clamping down on ads for cryptocurrencies and related products and services such as initial coin offerings, token sales, crypto wallets, and crypto-exchanges. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/twitter-to-start-blocking-cryptocurrency-ads-from-its-platform">Read more...</a> jay.bonggolto@neowin.net (Jay Bonggolto) Tue, 27 Mar 2018 06:32:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/twitter-to-start-blocking-cryptocurrency-ads-from-its-platform Facebook bans ads for cryptocurrencies, ICOs and binary options https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-bans-ads-for-cryptocurrencies-icos-and-binary-options/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/12/1514066406_facebook2_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have been all the rage of late. With Bitcoin trading at more than $10,000 at the moment, plenty of people want in on the action, including those trying to scam you. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-bans-ads-for-cryptocurrencies-icos-and-binary-options">Read more...</a> john.keefer@neowin.net (John Keefer) Wed, 31 Jan 2018 00:06:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-bans-ads-for-cryptocurrencies-icos-and-binary-options Telegram plans multi-billion dollar ICO on its own blockchain platform https://www.neowin.net/news/telegram-plans-multi-billion-dollar-ico-on-its-own-blockchain-platform/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/01/1515436072_telegramico2_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Messaging service Telegram hopes to create a full-blown cryptocurrency economy inside its app that will run on its own blockchain platform utilizing its native cryptocurrency called &#039;Gram&#039;. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/telegram-plans-multi-billion-dollar-ico-on-its-own-blockchain-platform">Read more...</a> stergi0s@outlook.com (Stergios Georgopoulos) Mon, 08 Jan 2018 19:12:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/telegram-plans-multi-billion-dollar-ico-on-its-own-blockchain-platform Bitcoin is a fraud which will 'blow up' according to JPMorgan Chase CEO https://www.neowin.net/news/bitcoin-is-a-fraud-which-will-blow-up-according-to-jpmorgan-chase-ceo/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/09/1505309987_2015-ar-header-intro_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Comparing the bitcoin gold rush to the Dutch Tulip Mania that affected that industry in the 1600s, JPMorgan Chase CEO called the cryptocurrency a fraud that was going to &#039;get someone killed&#039;. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/bitcoin-is-a-fraud-which-will-blow-up-according-to-jpmorgan-chase-ceo">Read more...</a> dreyer.smit@neowin.net (Dreyer Smit) Wed, 13 Sep 2017 13:42:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/bitcoin-is-a-fraud-which-will-blow-up-according-to-jpmorgan-chase-ceo China cracks down on illegal crypto exchanges, Bitcoin drops by $500 https://www.neowin.net/news/china-cracks-down-on-illegal-crypto-exchanges-bitcoin-drops-by-500/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/09/1505137716_bitcoinchina_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The People&#039;s Republic of China is reportedly seeking to curb trading between digital currencies and the yuan. The move is aimed at &quot;unauthorized trading at virtual currency exchanges&quot;. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/china-cracks-down-on-illegal-crypto-exchanges-bitcoin-drops-by-500">Read more...</a> florin.bodnarescu@neowin.net (Florin Bodnarescu ) Mon, 11 Sep 2017 14:38:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/china-cracks-down-on-illegal-crypto-exchanges-bitcoin-drops-by-500 China implements a ban on Initial Coin Offerings https://www.neowin.net/news/china-implements-a-ban-on-initial-coin-offerings/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/02/1486931750_pboc_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The People&#039;s Bank of China has outlawed Initial Coin Offerings as of Monday. The move is an attempt to cut down on fraud and pyramid schemes which it says ICOs actually facilitated. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/china-implements-a-ban-on-initial-coin-offerings">Read more...</a> paul.hill@neowin.net (Paul Hill) Tue, 05 Sep 2017 01:24:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/china-implements-a-ban-on-initial-coin-offerings A medical trial involving the NHS and Google's DeepMind violated UK privacy law https://www.neowin.net/news/a-medical-trial-involving-the-nhs-and-googles-deepmind-violated-uk-privacy-law/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/09/google-logo-2015-dark_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>A UK watchdog has ruled that a trust of the National Health Service violated privacy law when it provided the details of 1.6 million patients to Google&#039;s DeepMind in a medical trial last year. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/a-medical-trial-involving-the-nhs-and-googles-deepmind-violated-uk-privacy-law">Read more...</a> benjaminesapa@outlook.com (Ben Esapa) Mon, 03 Jul 2017 19:52:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/a-medical-trial-involving-the-nhs-and-googles-deepmind-violated-uk-privacy-law UK ICO wants WhatsApp to give users more control over shared information https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-ico-wants-whatsapp-to-give-user-more-control-over-shared-information/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/10/1475568716_wp_20161004_10_09_46_pro_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The UK&#039;s information commissioner has provided an update on the WhatsApp data sharing situation. The data transfer from WhatsApp to Facebook is currently on hold and the ICO wants more user control. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-ico-wants-whatsapp-to-give-user-more-control-over-shared-information">Read more...</a> paul.hill@neowin.net (Paul Hill) Tue, 08 Nov 2016 03:22:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-ico-wants-whatsapp-to-give-user-more-control-over-shared-information UK's information commissioner responds to WhatsApp-Facebook data sharing https://www.neowin.net/news/uks-information-commissioner-responds-to-whatsapp-facebook-data-sharing/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/08/whatsapplogo1_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The UK Information Commissioner has launched an investigation into the new WhatsApp privacy policy and ToS changes. It&#039;ll find out whether the changes are compliant with the Data Protection Act. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/uks-information-commissioner-responds-to-whatsapp-facebook-data-sharing">Read more...</a> paul.hill@neowin.net (Paul Hill) Sun, 28 Aug 2016 06:44:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/uks-information-commissioner-responds-to-whatsapp-facebook-data-sharing