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TikTok under fire from France privacy watchdog

The French data protection watchdog launched an investigation into the privacy policies and child safety …

Australia watchdog sues Google over data practices

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) filed a case against Google in federal court …

Facebook fingers biometric Messenger security

Facebook turned to biometrics to add a new layer of security for its Messenger app, …

Google hit with more location tracking claims

Google once again faced allegations it illegally tracked the location of consumers using its popular …

EU privacy chief flags contact-tracing challenges

The head of a leading European privacy regulator body warned the success of Covid-19 (coronavirus) …

EC urged to put Google, Fitbit deal under microscope

A European Union (EU)-backed consumer group called for close scrutiny of a planned acquisition of …

US defence agency targets Android privacy

US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) researchers released a custom version of Android designed …

Xiaomi denies snooping claims, updates Mi Browser

Xiaomi defended its privacy practices following an accusation it collected browsing data from users and …

Blog: Could Covid-19 change privacy standards forever?

Smartphones have emerged as a key asset in the war against Covid-19 (coronavirus). As the …

Germany bans Zoom app as privacy concerns grow

German authorities reportedly moved to ban the use of the mobile version of video conferencing …