UK Internet attitudes study finds public support for social media regulation

UK telecoms regulator Ofcom has actually released a brand-new joint report and stat-fest on Internet mindsets and use with the nationwide information defense guard dog, the ICO a quantitative research study to be released each year which they’re calling the Online Nation report . The brand-new structure mean the instructions of travel for online policy […]

Londons Tube network to switch on Wi-Fi tracking by default in July

Transport for London will present default wi-fi gadget tracking on the London Underground this summertime, following a trial back in 2016. In a news release revealing the relocation, TfL composes that “protected, privacy-protected information collection will start on July 8” while promoting extra services, such as enhanced signals about hold-ups and blockage, which it frames […]

UK parliament seizes cache of internal Facebook documents to further privacy probe

Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg might yet be sorry for undervaluing a UK parliamentary committee that’s been examining the democracy-denting effect of online disinformation for the very best part of this year and whose repeat ask for facetime he’s simply as consistently snubbed . In the most recent high equipment modification, reported in the other day’s […]

Big tech must not reframe digital ethics in its image

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s visage loomed large over the European parliament this week, both literally and figuratively, as global privacy regulators gathered in Brussels to interrogate the human impacts of technologies that derive their power and persuasiveness from our data. The eponymous social network has been at the center of a privacy storm this year. And […]