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USA | Privacy | Facebook Fights Revenge Porn by Creating Porn Database 12/11/2017 | Facebook Fights Revenge Porn by Creating Porn Database
USA |  Facebook announced a pilot for fighting unauthorized distribution of nude photos ('Revenge Porn') by inviting users to send Facebook naked pictures of themselves. This ironic initiative has .. Continue

USA | Privacy | Microsoft and Government Dispute Reaches Supreme Court 19/10/2017 | Microsoft and Government Dispute Reaches Supreme Court
USA | The US Department of Justice appealed a court ruling from last year. The New York appeals court held that Microsoft can refuse government requests for personal information stored outside the US... Continue

Israel | Privacy | New Guidelines for Using Cameras in the Workplace 19/10/2017 | New Guidelines for Using Cameras in the Workplace
ISRAEL | The Privacy Protection Authority posted new guidelines concerning the use of surveillance cameras in the workplace. The guidelines set the legal boundaries for the use of cameras in light of employee .. Continue

USA | Information Security | ALL Yahoo Accounts Affected in 2013 Breach 08/10/2017 | ALL Yahoo Accounts Affected in 2013 Breach
USA | Verizon, who recently purchased Yahoo is reporting that the 2013 cyber-attack on Yahoo has effected al 3 billion accounts. It is not clear who the attack occurred, however several companies have shown.. Continue

USA | Privacy | Apple Reports a Record of National Security Requests in 2017 03/10/2017 | Apple Reports a Record of National Security Requests in 2017
USA | Apple released its semi-annual report, showing that in the first half of 2017, the company received over 13,000 national security orders from the US Government requesting personal user information. Th.. Continue


Articles

International | Privacy | Google voice is violating the company`s privacy policy 21/11/2009 | Google voice is violating the company`s privacy policy
INTERNATIONAL | The writer claims that Google voice deliberately causes the appearance of the Google voice account phone number on a phone screen, even when the service`s owner is calling from a different number... Continue

USA | Privacy Protection | Is There a Privacy Risk in Google Flu Trends? 16/11/2008 | Is There a Privacy Risk in Google Flu Trends?
USA | The article discusses Google`s "Flu Trends" service and how will it effect privacy protection... Continue

Unites States | Privacy | The guide for Internet users 14/07/2008 | The guide for Internet users
USA | If you want to surf on the internet without any fear that someone is watching you, here several advices... Continue

USA | Social Networking | Will security become Facebook`s Achilles` heel? 23/02/2008 | Will security become Facebook`s Achilles` heel?
USA | One area that Facebook has arguably not been successful in is that of protecting its users` privacy... Continue

USA | Privacy | With tech, nowhere to run, nowhere to hide 07/02/2008 | With tech, nowhere to run, nowhere to hide
USA | While Orwell was correct in foreseeing evaporating individual privacy, the enemy of privacy is not necessarily government. Indeed, we may only have ourselves to blame for the destruction of privacy th.. Continue


Ruling

Israel | Communication Data Interceprion | HC 3809/08 Association for Civil Rights v. Israel Police et al 28/05/2012 | HC 3809/08 Association for Civil Rights v. Israel Police et al
ISRAEL | Israel's High Court of Justice denied ACLU and Israel Bar Association petitions for lack of constitutionality of some of the arrangements set out in the Criminal Procedure (Enforce.. Continue

Germany & Austria | Privacy | Austrian and German courts protect identity file-sharers              18/01/2005 | Austrian and German courts protect identity file-sharers
GERMANY | In Germany and in Austria, courts tend to protect privacy as opposed to copyright. In two different cases launched by music industry, it was decided that internet providers don`t have to handover file.. Continue

Canada | John Doe | BMG Canada Inc. v. Doe.                                                         08/09/2004 | BMG Canada Inc. v. Doe.
CANADA | The Federal Court of Canada denied Canada’s recording industry motion seeking disclosure from Canadian internet ISPs of the P2P music swappers identity... Continue

USA V. BRADFORD C. COUNCILMAN                                                                       02/07/2004 | USA V. BRADFORD C. COUNCILMAN
USA | United States Court of Appeals ruled that an e-mail service provider did not violate the law by copying and reading his clients private messages... Continue


Legislation

EU | Privacy | Guidelines on the contents and use of privacy statements on websites                 13/09/2004 | Guidelines on the contents and use of privacy statements on websites
EUROPE | Guidelines on the contents and use of privacy statements on websites issued by The EU Data Protection Commissioner ... Continue

California Protection Against Computer Spyware Act                                                  28/06/2004 | California Protection Against Computer Spyware Act
CALIFORNIA | The Protection Against Computer Spyware Act prohibits a person or entity conducting business in California from knowingly causing a computer program to be copied onto the computer of a California cons.. Continue

U.K | Privacy | Data Protection Act 1998 01/01/1998 | Data Protection Act 1998
ENGLAND | The Data Protection Act 1998... Continue

U.S.A | Privacy | Children`s Online Privacy Protection Act 01/01/1998 | Children`s Online Privacy Protection Act
USA | Children`s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998... Continue


online

Bulgaria | Privacy | CPDP - Commission for Personal Data Protection 27/02/2008 | CPDP - Commission for Personal Data Protection
BULGARIA | The Commission for Personal Data Protection is an independent public authority which undertakes the protection of individuals in processing their personal data and in providing access to these data, a.. Continue

Finland | Privacy | Office of the Data Protection Ombudsman 23/02/2008 | Office of the Data Protection Ombudsman
FINLAND | The Office of the Data Protection Ombudsman is an independent authority operating in connection with the Ministry of Justice... Continue

Czech | Privacy | UOOU - Office for Personal Data Protection 10/12/2007 | UOOU - Office for Personal Data Protection
CZECH REPUBLIC | The Office for Personal Data Protection is an independent body, which: supervises the observance of legally mandated responsibilities in the processing of personal data, maintains a register of inst.. Continue

Greece | Privacy | DPA - Hellenic Data Protection Authority 07/09/2007 | DPA - Hellenic Data Protection Authority
GREECE | Hellenic Data Protection Authority supervise the implementation of Act 2472/97 and the totality of regulations pertaining to the protection of the individual with respect to the processing of personal.. Continue

UK | e-CommerceLawDirect 27/01/2007 | e-CommerceLawDirect
ENGLAND | This Website is a legal website offering articles, cases and news about different subjects: - e-commerce - data protection - gambling.. Continue


Research

USA | Consumer Protection | Top 5 privacy issues for 2005                                           26/12/2004 | Top 5 privacy issues for 2005
USA | What do customers want most from your company`s data-protection policies? According to a recent research, it seems that US consumers are ready to take big privacy risks to get small benefit or conveni.. Continue

USA | Privacy | Telcos Routinely Violate Customer Privacy                                           01/12/2004 | Telcos Routinely Violate Customer Privacy
USA | A research found that 85% of the largest telecommunications companies share consumer`s personal data for purposes others that what the costumer intended to, and without any permission... Continue

USA | Hackers | Banks And Consumers Differ On Efforts To Curb ID Theft 10/11/2004 | Banks And Consumers Differ On Efforts To Curb ID Theft
USA | A Unisys study finds that banks aren`t doing as much as customers think they are to deter phishing and ID theft... Continue

Israel | Privacy | Privacy Practices of Israeli Public Web Sites                                    08/09/2004 | Privacy Practices of Israeli Public Web Sites
ISRAEL | A Power Point presentation dealing with some preliminary results of a new research on the privacy practices of the Israeli public web sites... Continue


Legislative authorities, and the Rule of Law

Croatia | Privacy | AZOP - Croatian Personal Data Protection Agency 27/02/2008 | AZOP - Croatian Personal Data Protection Agency
CROATIA | The Agency is a legal person with public tasks. In carrying out its activities the Agency is independent in the framework of the competence established according to the Act on Personal Data Protection.. Continue

Romania | Privacy | National Supervisory Authority for Personal Data Processing 27/02/2008 | National Supervisory Authority for Personal Data Processing
ROMANIA | The protection of personal data represents a new field for Romania’s legislative space. Its essence regards, in a generic form, the natural person’s right of protection of those specific features whic.. Continue

Latvia | Privacy | DVI - Data State Inspection of Latvia 07/09/2007 | DVI - Data State Inspection of Latvia
LATVIA | Data State Inspection is state authority under supervision of Ministry of Justice... Continue

Hungary | Privacy | Data Protection Commissioner of Hungary 06/09/2007 | Data Protection Commissioner of Hungary
HUNGARY | The Data Protection Commissioner of Hungary Site... Continue

Canada | Privacy | Information & Privacy Commissioner of Yukon 21/06/2007 | Information & Privacy Commissioner of Yukon
CANADA | The Yukon Information and Privacy Commissioner is an independent authority responsible to the Legislative Assembly. The primary job of the Information and Privacy Commissioner is to review, upon writt.. Continue


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