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Data privacy to be at greater risk without government intervention

Data Privacy Day is observed in 50 countries around the world on January 28 in order to raise awareness and promote privacy and data protection best practices.

30/01/2021
SECURITY SURVEILLANCE monitors. Privacy advocates argue that even if the official transfer of data d

Privacy Authority: We balanced COVID-19 era, despite setbacks

Until the coronavirus era many thought, “privacy had died. But now it has come back and big time."

Coronavirus tracking: Majority of people willing to use app - UK study

"While people don’t want to throw away their privacy, they are willing to make compromises perhaps for the greater good.”

Silhouettes of mobile users next to the Whatsapp logo, March 28, 2018.

WhatsApp to delay launch of update after privacy backlash

WhatsApp already shares certain categories of personal data, including the user's phone number and IP address, with Facebook.

By REUTERS
16/01/2021

Israel's deal with Pfizer - Should your privacy be for sale?

If media reports are accurate, it appears that Israel is trading something far more precious than money in exchange for the inoculations: the privacy of each and every one of us.

WhatsApp looks to know more about you in 2021

Even data about a user's phone model, mobile network, battery level and other technical details will now be accessible by Facebook.

10/01/2021
Israeli children in second grade (7 - 8 years old) using computers in a class room during a lesson a

Education Ministry releases conditions for using cameras in classrooms

Installing cameras in classrooms will allow students who are sick, quarantined or in high-risk groups to actively participate in class together with their schoolmates.

Gov't allows IDF Intelligence to receive information on civilians – report

The approval, a "general permit for information disclosure," will allow the IDF Intelligence Directorate to receive any information that the Tax Authority may have, on every single citizen.

LinkedIn, much like TikTok, could have been used to spy on you

The new privacy feature on the iOS14 operating system by Apple, set to be officially released in the fall, revealed that the Microsoft app LinkedIn gathered information from the app's clipboard.

A Google search page is seen through a magnifying glass in this photo illustration taken in Berlin,

Google is sued in US for tracking users' 'private' internet browsing

The lawsuit seeks at least $5 billion, accusing the company of collecting information about what people view online and where they do their browsing, despite using what Google calls Incognito mode.

By REUTERS
03/06/2020
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