RESULTS FOR: Privacy
August 1, 2023 | Privacy
On July 10, 2023, the European Commission announced that it had adopted its adequacy decision for the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework (EU-U.S. DPF). This long-awaited decision means that for the first time since the EU-U.S Privacy Shield was invalidated nearly three years ago (and other transfer mechanisms were called into question), there is a clearly established mechanism to transfer personal data from the EU to U.S. companies in compliance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).… Read More
After the downing of the Chinese spy balloon by U.S. Forces in early February 2023, several additional objects have been identified over U.S. and Canadian airspace. While officials have denied that these were additional spy balloons, many have questioned what information was collected by these aerial spy devices, and for what purposes. Even though this is significant to national security, most citizens aren’t personally worried about this breach of privacy.
We suggest that an even greater threat to the average … Read More
December 17, 2020 | Privacy
As demonstrated by the Singaporean government, aggressive contact tracing is an effective means of preventing the spread of COVID-19. This is one of the reasons why its healthcare system was never overwhelmed throughout this crisis, and the survivability of infected residents is one of the best in the world. It is hard to argue with that objective or result.
Singapore has invested heavily in two smartphone apps for contact tracing to help flatten the curve. This was well-intentioned by the … Read More