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BA investigation into website hack reveals more victims

BA investigation into website hack reveals more victims | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
Details of the attack emerged as BA investigated a 'sophisticated' attack it suffered in September.
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Data stolen from BA database
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Data ethics is more than just what we do with data, it’s also about who’s doing it

Biases are difficult to shed, which makes workplace diversity a powerful and necessary tool for catching unsuspected bias before it has a chance to cause damage.
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Article not necessary about privacy but linked to data
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Cambridge Analytica: Will data scandal firm return from the dead?

Cambridge Analytica: Will data scandal firm return from the dead? | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
The role of two London-registered operations - Emerdata and Firecrest Technologies - is questioned.
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Cambridge Analytica and FB Privacy concerns
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9 Things to Know About Facebook Privacy and Cambridge Analytica

9 Things to Know About Facebook Privacy and Cambridge Analytica | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
Cambridge Analytica's use of purchased data mined from a third-party app is drawing scrutiny to Facebook's privacy practices. So what should users know about the mess that follows?
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Grindr exposed for sharing users' HIV status with data firms

Grindr exposed for sharing users' HIV status with data firms | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
Grindr said it would stop sharing this information with data companies.
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Privacy breaches - gay mens dating app, shares HIV status and testing info to third parties for analysis.
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Big Data, Human Rights and the Ethics of Scientific Research – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Big Data, Human Rights and the Ethics of Scientific Research – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
The emergence of Big Data is an example of how technological innovation generates both enormous potential benefits and grave risks. In response, we have to engage in ethical thinking that is just as innovative.
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Ethical scenarios of big data and sharing of this data - a breach of privacy or a right to be used to benefit from scientific advancements
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Tech Giants Brace for Europe’s New Data Privacy Rules

Tech Giants Brace for Europe’s New Data Privacy Rules | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
A stringent set of data protection rules will take effect in Europe in May. Facebook, Google and others are working overtime to be ready.
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new Data protection rules in Europe - May 2018 - Tech Giants are getting ready
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Facebook could have exposed your mobile number to advertisers | V3

Facebook could have exposed your mobile number to advertisers | V3 | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
Software bug could reveal phone numbers through advertising tools - just very slowly
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Privacy issue for Facebook users
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NHS Digital approves public cloud use for storing patient data | V3

NHS Digital approves public cloud use for storing patient data | V3 | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
The NHS will be able to use the offshore public cloud to store personal data, but critics have raised security concerns
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UK Hospital patients may see their data being stored in the cloud.  Will this help reduce costs of hardware/maintenance etc so that this can be spent on patient healthcare or raise more privacy concerns about where the data is stored, is there adequate security and that GDPR and cross border data transmission rules are adhered to?
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Researchers find a string of security flaws in GPS tracking services | V3

Researchers find a string of security flaws in GPS tracking services | V3 | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
GPS tracking software contains privacy-busting vulnerabilities, warn researchers
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GPS Tracking with security flaws could invade your privacy
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(2) My data, my choice // What you need to know about the EU's new privacy law - YouTube

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Privacy legislation - GDPR of Europe
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DATA FOR SALE: The value of our digital lives

DATA FOR SALE: The value of our digital lives | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
In 2018, a detailed, digital record of our lives is a valuable commodity. Most of us are just giving it away.
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How the internet tricks you out of privacy using 'dark patterns' of design - Science News

How the internet tricks you out of privacy using 'dark patterns' of design - Science News | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
Deceptive design nudges, tricks and goads you into sharing more than you might intend to online — when you think you're in control of your own data, you rarely are.
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Are the way websites are designed, tricking us into feeling we have privacy? Are there too many choices if we give users full control?
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Amazon Alexa heard and sent private chat

Amazon Alexa heard and sent private chat | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
The tech giant has offered a rather convoluted explanation as to what happened.
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Privacy concerns - is Alexa listening to you?
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Technology News, Analysis, Comments and Product Reviews for IT Professionals

Technology News, Analysis, Comments and Product Reviews for IT Professionals | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
ZDNet's breaking news, analysis, and research keeps business technology professionals in touch with the latest IT trends, issues and events.
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In a nutshell the new GDPR regulation for Europe
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After Facebook, does Quora have questions to answer about data privacy?

After Facebook, does Quora have questions to answer about data privacy? | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
Got an account with Quora you didn't create? That's just one symptom of a wider personal data problem
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Facebook-WhatsApp data-sharing plan blocked by UK watchdog

Facebook-WhatsApp data-sharing plan blocked by UK watchdog | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
Privacy watchdog rules that an information-sharing plan would breach UK data protection laws.
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We Know You Don't Really Read Privacy Policies. This AI Can Do It For You.

We Know You Don't Really Read Privacy Policies. This AI Can Do It For You. | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
Privacy policies from online services are usually long and difficult to understand. A new AI could change that by reading and summarizing them for us.
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AI helps with privacy policies
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How to disappear

How to disappear | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
How to Disappear, is the New York Times Bestseller by privacy expert Frank M. Ahearn who disappears and finds people.
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In China, facial recognition is sharp end of a drive for total surveillance

In China, facial recognition is sharp end of a drive for total surveillance | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
Facial recognition is the new hot tech topic in China, where the police and security state have been the most enthusiastic about embracing this new technology
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Extended use of facial recognition being trialled in China - convenience to be used to let you enter your home is a benefit, but police are using it on the streets - will this turn into mass surveillance of the public?
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Carphone Warehouse slapped with maximum £400k fine by ICO over 2015 hack | V3

Carphone Warehouse slapped with maximum £400k fine by ICO over 2015 hack | V3 | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
Carphone Warehouse slapped with maximum £400k fine by ICO over 2015 hack
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Car phone Warehouse (UK) fined after ICO found inadequate security measures put in place
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France orders WhatsApp to stop sending user data to Facebook | V3

France orders WhatsApp to stop sending user data to Facebook | V3 | Privacy and Data Protection | Scoop.it
WhatsApp began sharing data with Facebook in August 2016 to assist with targeted advertising, security and business intelligence.
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WhatsApp has shared data with Facebook since August 2016 to assist with targeted advertising, security and business intelligence. In France this is against data protection laws.
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