Privacy and Data Protection

Category: Biometrics

Top Monthly Privacy and Data Protection News

by Monique Altheim on April 30, 2014 This past month saw another batch of large data breaches, with “Heartbleed” considered by some the largest data security breach in the history of the internet; a flurry of legislative efforts by the States to regulate the use of drones, student privacy and government surveillance; a landmark victory […]

Pictures, Online Tagging, Facial Recognition and Privacy: A Study by the CNIL

 In a recent article, published by the Huffington Post, Isabelle Falque Perrotin, the President of the CNIL * , summarizes the findings of a study that the CNIL had commissioned on the use of photos in social media. The study was conducted by TNS Sofres on a national sample of 1554 people age thirteen and up. The […]

The Recent Privacy Framework Proposals,The Internet of Things and PET

The CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas  just wrapped up a few days ago to an astounding success. According to PC magazine, one of the five essential trends to emerge from the CES 2011 was the internet of things. The internet of things can be explained as follows: “It is foreseeable that any object will […]