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Limited role for chief legal officers in cybersecurity strategy

A recent survey found chief legal officers are increasingly playing a role in their organisations' cybersecurity strategy – but they likely aren’t leading such initiatives.

09 November 2022

PimEyes faces further regulatory pressure

NGO Big Brother Watch has filed a complaint with the UK regulator over concerns that facial recognition company PimEyes is unlawfully processing the biometric data of millions of UK citizens.

09 November 2022

Experian and T-Mobile enter $16 million settlement with 40 states

Experian and T-Mobile will pay $13.67 million (€13.56 million) and $2.43 million (€2.41 million) respectively for data breaches compromising nationwide customer data.

08 November 2022

Member states slammed in EU lawmakers’ spyware report

The European Parliament committee investigating the use of spyware has called for a moratorium on the use of the technology until new standards can be implemented and investigations into its use concluded.

08 November 2022

Microsoft and OpenAI sued over their open source coding practices

Coders have filed a putative class action suit against Microsoft and OpenAI claiming that the organisations violated licence agreements and copyrights, in what plaintiffs are claiming is the first case addressing the training of AI systems.

08 November 2022

Twitter threatened with new Dutch privacy class action

A Dutch NGO is threatening to file a class action lawsuit against Twitter on behalf of millions of users in the Netherlands, the latest in a string of mass claims Big Tech is facing in the country.

08 November 2022

Ex-Uber chief security officer seeks to toss out criminal conviction

Former Uber chief security officer Joseph Sullivan filed an appeal to his felony convictions, arguing the government failed to show his actions obstructed the FTC’s investigation or concealed a felony.

07 November 2022

hiQ case against LinkedIn narrowed ahead of trial

A San Francisco federal judge has entered summary judgment on multiple grounds against hiQ as part of a long-running scraping dispute with LinkedIn.

07 November 2022

Yahoo! in GDPR firing line

Ireland’s data watchdog has submitted an Article 60 draft decision on Yahoo!’s alleged failure to provide adequately transparent information to its users.

07 November 2022

Defendant’s complaint to ICO was “just nonsense”, tech company counsel claims

A tech company is pursuing a convicted criminal and his wife for disclosing its information to multiple recipients that included the UK Information Commissioner’s Office.

04 November 2022

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