Ireland’s regulator has long faced criticism from civil liberties groups in Ireland and across Europe, accusing it of being too soft and too slow.
Metropolitan police has been collecting “children’s personal data” from social media sites as part of a project to carry out “profiling on a large scale”.
The guidelines offer practical recommendations to designers and users of social media platforms on how to assess and avoid so-called “dark patterns”.
The two new duties will require service providers to give users the ability to block anonymous trolls and opt out of seeing harmful content.
This paper argues that traditional privacy law has a great deal to learn from the guidelines for informed consent that applies in federally funded biomedical and behavioral research.
Social media companies could face hefty fines if they don’t publish detailed information on political ad buyers, according to an EU internal document.
A new law gives Australian police unprecedented powers for online surveillance, data interception and altering data.