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European privacy breach fine reaches $126 million total; Google paid $57 million: Report
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European privacy breach fine reaches $126 million total; Google paid $57 million: Report

The General Data Protection Regulation is enforced by a patchwork of national data protection offices across EU

Want access to your personal data? Hand over more please and ensure you smile for requested photo ID
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Want access to your personal data? Hand over more please and ensure you smile for requested photo ID

To get your personal data, you may have to give up more personal data. It seems awful at first. Alistair Barr of Bloomberg called it “the new privacy circle of hell.”

Here are top three reasons why data protection is required in every business
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Here are top three reasons why data protection is required in every business

Security breaches are costly and have detrimental effects on any organisation and cause a lot of damage.

British Airways fined over £183 million after theft of passenger data; airline calls incident 'very sophisticated, malicious attack'
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British Airways fined over £183 million after theft of passenger data; airline calls incident 'very sophisticated, malicious attack'

British Airways has been fined more than £183 million after computer hackers last year stole bank details from hundreds of thousands of passengers, its parent group IAG said on Monday.

What does 'Right to be forgotten' mean in the context of the #MeToo campaign
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What does 'Right to be forgotten' mean in the context of the #MeToo campaign

The Delhi HC says that #MeToo campaign cannot turn into an unbridled sullying campaign.

Facebook has over 200 content labeling projects in India raising privacy concerns
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Facebook has over 200 content labeling projects in India raising privacy concerns

Human-powered content labeling, also referred to as “data annotation,” is a growth industry.

Facebook's lead regulator in the EU to conclude first of investigation by summer
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Facebook's lead regulator in the EU to conclude first of investigation by summer

The other probes relate to complaints by users in relation to how Facebook processes personal data.

Google faces $57 million fine from France for breaching EU online privacy rules
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Google faces $57 million fine from France for breaching EU online privacy rules

France says that Google lacks transparency in the way it handles of personal data.

Poor security, privacy regulations may lead to new vulnerabilities: Report
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Poor security, privacy regulations may lead to new vulnerabilities: Report

While countries like Canada, Brazil have already passed their own data protection rules, India is considering its own norms.

British information watchdog refers Facebook's targeting methods to Irish data body
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British information watchdog refers Facebook's targeting methods to Irish data body

Ireland is the lead authority for Facebook under Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Microsoft doesn't use customers' personal data for profit: Satya Nadella
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Microsoft doesn't use customers' personal data for profit: Satya Nadella

Microsoft bought for $26 billion, has over 560 million users and Bing is the number 3 search engine globally.

Microsoft to comply with the data localisation requests from all countries
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Microsoft to comply with the data localisation requests from all countries

From device to platform, Microsoft is building solutions to meet the needs of the regulatory guidelines.

Tim Cook says user data is being weaponised with military efficiency by companies
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Tim Cook says user data is being weaponised with military efficiency by companies

Cook also warned about govt. abusing users’ data and their trust, a concern for many before elections.

Apple CEO Tim Cook expected to back Europe's GDPR at Brussels privacy event
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Apple CEO Tim Cook expected to back Europe's GDPR at Brussels privacy event

Tim Cook will describe GDPR, as an example of how “good policy can protect the rights of us all.”

Twitter faces investigation by Ireland over data collection via URL-shortening
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Twitter faces investigation by Ireland over data collection via URL-shortening

Privacy regulators are investigating into exactly how much data is collected via URL-shortening.

Facebook's lead regulator in EU begins investigation into latest data breach
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Facebook's lead regulator in EU begins investigation into latest data breach

Breaking privacy laws can result in fines of up to 4% of global revenue or €20 million, whichever higher.

SC strikes down section 57 of Aadhaar Act: Humongous task to audit and erase data with private firms, say experts
India

SC strikes down section 57 of Aadhaar Act: Humongous task to audit and erase data with private firms, say experts

The Supreme Court also said that Aadhaar data can't be shared with security agencies in the name of upholding national security and individuals too can complain about theft of their Aadhaar data.

Telegram CEO says despite change in privacy policy platform is still secure
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Telegram CEO says despite change in privacy policy platform is still secure

Telegram now reserves rights to sharing user’s IP address and phone number if court demands.

Personal Data Protection Bill: Right step, but fighting fraud will be a tight rope walk for most companies
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Personal Data Protection Bill: Right step, but fighting fraud will be a tight rope walk for most companies

Consent becomes a critical point here if one were to attempt to access individual data as part of a routine fraud risk management activity

Data Protection Bill Series: Standard of consent and processing of data
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Data Protection Bill Series: Standard of consent and processing of data

The Report acknowledges that the notice and consent framework in use today is broken.