On 1st February 2013 Privacy International, together with the ECCHR, the BCHR, Bahrain Watch and RSF, filed complaints with the OECD against Gamma International and Trovicor GmbH.
Tag Archives: Privacy
This month’s Social Media Watch looks at the privacy concerns around Facebook’s Graph Search, an open letter to Skype detailing concerns about its practices, several noteworthy legislative privacy stories and several other policy, security and privacy stories from the social media community.
Source: Electronic Frontier Foundations
January 28 marks International Privacy Day. Different countries are celebrating this day calling attention to their own events and campaigns.
Source: Stephanie Bodoni, Bloomberg
Facebook Inc., Google Inc. and Microsoft Corp. may face stricter privacy rules requiring them to let users shift data to competitors in the EU under proposed changes to a draft law.
Source: The Next Web
On Wednesday, security professional Gaurang Pandya outlined how Nokia is hijacking Internet browsing traffic on some of its phones.
The attackers hit one American bank after the next. As in so many previous attacks, dozens of online banking sites slowed, hiccupped or ground to a halt before recovering several minutes later.
Source: The Hacker News
According to a report, all major Indian telecom companies, including Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Tata Tele services, have agreed to share real-time interception of BlackBerry calls and data services on their networks with Security agencies.
This year-end report summarizes several trends and noteworthy happenings of the past 12 months, including an increase in government user data requests, a community governance decision-making debacle, and controversies around various privacy-oriented technical implementations.
Top U.S. intelligence officials gathered in the White House Situation Room in March to debate a controversial proposal.
Source: Toronto Star
Software companies that make cellphone apps are being investigated to determine whether they have violated the privacy rights of children by quietly collecting personal information from phones and sharing it with advertisers and data brokers.