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“Data-Driven Thinking” is written by members of the media community and contains fresh ideas on the digital revolution in media.  Today’s column is written by Eric Picard, chief product officer at Yieldmo. There’s a revolution happening in digital media, primarily driven by a new focus on privacy. Major players at the core of the digital …

Four Canadian privacy commissioners are calling on governments to beef up federal and provincial privacy laws after they found American technology firm Clearview AI violated Canadian privacy laws by collecting photos of Canadians without their knowledge or consent. The report found that Clearview’s technology created a significant risk to individuals by allowing law enforcement and companies …

The Lucknow police’s decision to use facial recognition technology (FRT) to monitor women’s expressions to prevent street harassment has spurred privacy concerns among Indians. The government needs to create strict and clear regulations before it allows law enforcement agencies to use facial recognition for policing, privacy advocates said. “Considering the explicit and expansive findings on …

With the Senate set to flip to Democratic control in the 117th Congress, albeit by a razor thin margin, the policy priorities for the upper chamber are likely to significantly change. In so doing, the various Senate committees will have new chairs, and their agendas will likely vary at least in part on the partisan …

studioEAST | Getty Images GUANGZHOU, China — Downloads of privacy-focused messaging apps Signal and Telegram got a boost as users looked for alternatives to Facebook-owned WhatsApp over concerns about changes to the service’s privacy policy. Signal saw approximately 7.5 million installs globally through the Apple App Store and Google Play store between Jan. 6 and …

Alphabet Inc’s drone delivery unit Wing criticized Trump administration rules issued this week mandating broadcast-based remote identification of drones, saying they should be revised to allow for internet-based tracking. On Monday, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued rules that will allow small drones to fly over people and at night in the United States and …

Survey report finds digital leaders stand out in their frequency of performing technology audit risk assessments. Tweet this The Top 10 IT Audit Risks for 2021 The survey asked respondents to rate the significance of 39 technology risk issues. Of those, the top 10 IT audit risks identified were as follows: 1.    Cyber Breach 2.    …

At the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, Apple engineers embarked on a rare collaboration with Google. The goal was to build a system that could track individual interactions across an entire population, in an effort to get a head start on isolating potentially infectious carriers of a disease that, as the world was discovering, could …

Is your employee-monitoring technology crossing the line between tracking productivity and violating employee privacy? At a glance Employee-monitoring software goes well beyond timesheet applications that track attendance and billable hours. Such software can also monitor which applications employees are using, who they are chatting with online and what they’re saying. The aim is to …

In case you’ve not heard, Apple’s new iOS is pushing back against Facebook to protect your privacy. And if you consider these are two of the largest and most influential companies on the planet, we ought to pay attention. Apple is proposing you be allowed to decide whether Facebook’s advertising data-collection service follows and captures …