A newpaper argues that many promises around privacy-preserving mechanisms will never be fulfilled and we need to accept these inherent limits.
ProtonMail has been facing criticism after a police report showed that French authorities managed to obtain the IP address of a French activist who was using it.
The online abuse the England football team received after the Euro 2020 final has pushed people towards drastic measures to stop it happening again: giving social media companies their legal identification.
If the dataset was big enough, would individual records become anonymous by being “lost in the crowd”? Researchers discuss how there are limits to privacy in location datasets.
Canada’s privacy regulator is admitting the government’s contract tracing app can’t provide a 100% guarantee of anonymity. “True anonymity, technically […]
Google’s federated analytics techniques, which power features like Now Playing, could be used to analyze end user data without invading […]
Last week, Google and Apple announced that they were working together to develop privacy-protecting technology that could enable COVID-19 contact-tracing […]