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.
Until the coronavirus era many thought, “privacy had died. But now it has come back and big time."
"While people don’t want to throw away their privacy, they are willing to make compromises perhaps for the greater good.”
WhatsApp already shares certain categories of personal data, including the user's phone number and IP address, with Facebook.
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.
Even data about a user's phone model, mobile network, battery level and other technical details will now be accessible by Facebook.
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.
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.
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.
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.