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Data Protection

On the 31st of January 2024, the CEOs of Meta, Discord, X, Snap and TikTok were called to a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing after it was revealed that online child sexual exploitation was rising. At the hearing families whose children self-harmed and/or committed suicide as...

 European Data Protection Board has accepted the final version of Guidelines on the use of facial recognition technology   The European Data Protection Board has accepted the final version of Guidelines on when and how facial technology can be used in law enforcement.   The Guidelines emphasize that facial...

Data protection breaches in healthcare      Hospitals, healthcare providers, and health services have been inundated with security breaches, data leakages, and hacks.  Inadequate data protection practices, despite the highly sensitive personal information that hospitals store, have led to a significant number of breaches. Many hospitals have also...

Growing concerns surrounding the extensive information collected by menstruation-tracking apps     In recent years there has been growing discourse surrounding menstruation-tracking apps and the personal data that these apps collect from users. Privacy campaigners have highlighted how data such as current medication, birth control use, and sexual...