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RSPCA and British Heart Foundation slammed by ICO for misusing personal data to target wealthy donors

RSPCA and British Heart Foundation slammed by ICO for misusing personal data to target wealthy donors | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
ICO slams charities for ignoring data protection laws in fund-raising campaigns
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How Google Knows When Your Bills Are Due

How Google Knows When Your Bills Are Due | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
Gmail attempts to make life easier by scanning your messages and reminding you of pending events, but you can pick what you want to be nagged about.
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Apple is storing iMessage data including contacts and IP address

Apple is storing iMessage data including contacts and IP address | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
Firm could be compelled to pass information on to law enforcement
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Dango - Your Emoji Assistant

Dango - Your Emoji Assistant | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it

Dango appears in any messaging app, and helps you quickly find emoji, stickers, and GIFs, by understanding what you type using deep learning.


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Seems strange to connect deep learning with emojis! Anyway, you can play around on the site typing in messages and seeing how the site converts them to emojis or you can download the app and see if your studemts can communicate with emojis and no words.

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Privacy fears force Facebook to release Moments photo app without face recognition tech

Privacy fears force Facebook to release Moments photo app without face recognition tech | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
Battle with Irish Data Protection Commissioner forces firm's hand
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'Your face is big data:' The title of this photographer's experiment says it all

'Your face is big data:' The title of this photographer's experiment says it all | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
Got privacy? You may think you do, but a recent experiment by a Russian photographer suggests otherwise.
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All you need to know about the Panama Papers

All you need to know about the Panama Papers | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
11.5 million documents, 214,000 shell companies: The Panama Papers are the largest data leak journalists have ever worked with.
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The dark side of wearables: How they're secretly jeopardizing your security and privacy - TechRepublic

The dark side of wearables: How they're secretly jeopardizing your security and privacy - TechRepublic | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
The seductive lure of activity and health wearables make it easy to forget, or ignore, the inherent security and privacy risks involved.
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Apple to fight iPhone encryption backdoor order in San Bernardino shooting case

Apple to fight iPhone encryption backdoor order in San Bernardino shooting case | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
Tim Cook pens letter explaining why FBI demand sets a dangerous precedent,Security,Law,Government,Mobile Phones ,Apple,iPhone,FBI,encryption
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The dark side of wearables: How they're secretly jeopardizing your security and privacy - TechRepublic

The dark side of wearables: How they're secretly jeopardizing your security and privacy - TechRepublic | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
The seductive lure of activity and health wearables make it easy to forget, or ignore, the inherent security and privacy risks involved.
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Your insurer wants to know everything about you

Your insurer wants to know everything about you | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
Would you wear an implant under your skin to feed data to your health fund?
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Protecting Your Digital Life in 7 Easy Steps

Protecting Your Digital Life in 7 Easy Steps | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
Here are some basic actions for making your personal data more difficult for attackers to access.
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Cheap Android smartphones caught sending data to China

Cheap Android smartphones caught sending data to China | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
One provider involved has 700 million users
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Google drops ban on personally identifiable Web tracking

Google drops ban on personally identifiable Web tracking | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
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Bulk data collection by MI5, MI6 and GCHQ is warranted, says terrorism watchdog

Bulk data collection by MI5, MI6 and GCHQ is warranted, says terrorism watchdog | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
Report seized on by government to justify Snoopers' Charter
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Hearing on security services' mass surveillance and data collection begins

Hearing on security services' mass surveillance and data collection begins | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
Lack of oversight enabled government and security services to run wild
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Greater Manchester database of citizens' details raises privacy fears

Greater Manchester database of citizens' details raises privacy fears | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
Privacy group No2ID criticises 'worrying' public sector data-sharing project
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London NHS trust fined £180,000 after 'distressing' HIV email error

London NHS trust fined £180,000 after 'distressing' HIV email error | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
Clinic entered 780 email addresses into 'to' field instead of 'bcc',Privacy,Law ,Data Protection
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Privacy Shield still not good enough for EU data protection authorities

Privacy Shield still not good enough for EU data protection authorities | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
Better than Safe Harbour, but Privacy Shield lacks clarity and an adequate redress mechanism,Privacy,Security ,European Union,Data Protection
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The 5 biggest online privacy threats of 2013

The 5 biggest online privacy threats of 2013 | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
Your Web-based life is under intense scrutiny, as businesses, law enforcement officials, and privacy advocates battle over how to protect—or expose—more of your online data.
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National Childbirth Trust charity hit by major data breach

National Childbirth Trust charity hit by major data breach | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
Registration details of 15,000 people exposed,Security ,Information Commissioner's Office,Hacking
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University of Greenwich exposes student data in major web gaffe

University of Greenwich exposes student data in major web gaffe | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
ICO will investigate,Security,Privacy ,Information Commissioner's Office
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Privacy Shield replaces Safe Harbour as US and EU agree draft data transfer law

Privacy Shield replaces Safe Harbour as US and EU agree draft data transfer law | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
Still some time before agreement becomes law, though, and opposition already mounting,Cloud Computing,Law,Privacy ,USA,Europe,European Commission
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Updated policies on protection of citizens private data being transfered between countries e.g. Europe to US

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