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 ICO has called for police and prosecutors to immediately stop collecting vast amounts of sensitive personal information from victims of rape.
Google is being sued over its use of confidential medical records belonging to 1.6 million individuals in the UK.
The UK’s legislative agenda for the next year includes a data reform bill that could cast doubts on the future of the EU’s data adequacy ruling.
Three human rights activists whose phones were targeted by spyware traced to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have begun legal action.