The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) has filed a lawsuit against IAB Tech Lab that comprises some of the biggest names in the digital ad space for privacy concerns over the usage of user data.
Today is Data Privacy Day, also known as Data Protection Day in Europe. To mark the occasion, Neowin has put together a short guide helping you to tighten your privacy settings on Facebook and Google.
The Brazilian government looks likely to let Huawei operate in the country's 5G network. The government's leader, Jair Bolsonaro, wanted to block the firm but he has faced resistance.
Power BI has received a host of new updates this month. The final update for this year is now rolling out, with some new capabilities being featured, as well as some recent ones being highlighted.
The new capability is now being introduced to Desktop, after coming to Power BI last year. This introduction continues with the addition of recent data protection capabilities brought to Power BI.
Dubbed the "first of its kind", the open source platform has been developed as part of a collaboration with Harvard, with Microsoft utilizing the research university's OpenDP Initiative.
Twitter has issued an apology to users after security information, including phone numbers and email addresses, was inadvertently used for targeted ads. This data was not available to third parties.
Microsoft and Adobe have joined hands once again, this time to offer Intune application protection that is directly integrated with the Acrobat Reader mobile app for Android and iOS devices.
With the release of the paper, Facebook hopes to invite discussion and deliberation amongst privacy experts and think tanks about the regulations governing the privacy and portability of data today.
In an editorial posted yesterday, Mark Zuckerberg voiced out the need for strict regulation and content control on the internet. He classified the need for rules and regulations into four categories.
In the final report on disinformation and fake news, the DCMS called out Facebook and other media firms on their illegitimate usage and insufficient protection of data, as well as on disinformation.
Microsoft has announced that several new features will be coming to Microsoft 365 in preparation for looming regulations. These include a new compliance center, improved data governance, and more.
The Dutch DPA has concluded that Microsoft breaches the Dutch data protection law with Windows 10. Apparently, the tech giant has not made clear the purpose of the data it retrieves from its users.
Sarahah, the anonymous feedback service, has been downloaded by over 18 million people, but it has also been extracting and uploading all of the phone and email contact details that users hold.
The UK Government will publish a "statement of intent" today for the Data Protection Bill which it will put before lawmakers in September following the summer break. It should be law by May 2018.
France's data protection commissioner, CNIL, says Microsoft has addressed its concerns over Windows 10 data collection and privacy, after accusing the company of failing to comply with French laws.
The European Commission has officially adopted the so-called EU-US Privacy Shield. This is a framework of digital data sharing between the two unions but critics say it doesn't offer any real privacy.
The European Court of Justice has declared that the United States does not offer the same level of protection to personal data as Europe, and has ruled the Safe Harbour Framework invalid
Ireland has filed an amicus brief to support Microsoft in its fight against the US government and the quasi-legal ways that the United States is trying to obtain data stored in foreign countries.