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Global Internet commission: Leave crypto alone, ditch opaque algorithms

Crypto backdoors, the overuse of opaque algorithms, turning companies into law enforcement agencies, and online attacks on critical infrastructure have all been attacked by the...

In “an unusual move,” US government asks to join key EU...

europe-vs-facebookThe US government has asked to be joined as a party in the Irish High Court case between the Austrian privacy activist and lawyer...

Adobe fined by German privacy watchdog over lifeless EU-US data transfer...

Adobe Systems took a kick to the shins from a German privacy regulator, after the software maker was found to be using the defunct...

Runkeeper background tracking leads to complaint from privacy watchdog

This story was written by Jennifer Baker.FitnessKeeper—the US-based outfit behind fitness app Runkeeper—will be hit with a complaint from the Norwegian Consumer Council on...

NHS assesses Microsoft Office 365 licensing

A licensing framework set up by Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust is attempting to establish a software asset management (SAM) network for...

Privacy group calls for halt of EU-US Safe Harbour agreement

A US consumer protection and privacy organisation has called for the suspension of the EU-US Safe Harbour agreement covering the transfer of citizens’ data...

Top European court to rule on NSA Facebook data privacy challenge

Europe’s top court is to rule on a case that seeks to force data protection authorities to investigate allegations that Facebook passes personal data...

Infosec 2014: Act now, but no new EU data protection law...

Expect new European Union (EU) data protection law to be enacted in 2017 at the earliest, said David Smith, deputy commissioner at the Information...

Civil Liberties Committee calls for tighter data protection for EU, following...

The preliminary conclusions of an inquiry by the European Parliament Civil Liberties Committee into the surveillance of EU citizens by the US National Security...

EU calls on US to rebuild trust in post-Snowden era

The European Commission has called on the US to provide guarantees to restore trust in the wake of revelations of mass internet surveillance by...

Google climbs into bed with JANET, as new educational ICT infrastructure...

Google Education today announced an agreement with JANET - the organisation that provides networking services to the UK education sector - to work from...

Europe threatens to pull out of US data-sharing deal over NSA...

The European Parliament is threatening to pull out of a deal that allows US authorities access to European financial payment networks for tracking terrorist...