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  • Survey: Only 7 percent of businesses GDPR-compliant as deadline looms, data privacy gains prominence
    25 Apr 2018 04:04
    MarketWatch.com
    CARY, N.C., April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica data misuse, public attention to the importance of data privacy has been heightened. Yet, with only a month until the General Data Protection Regulation …
  • Q&A: What is GDPR and what does it mean for data privacy?
    25 Apr 2018 02:28
    Charleston Daily Mail
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    Press Association
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    21:50 EDT, 24 April 2018
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    21:50 EDT, 24 April 2018
    New data privacy regulations come into force in the EU on May 25, giving users greater say on personal information they share and harsher punishments to firms who …
  • Reality Check: Who controls your data?
    25 Apr 2018 00:34
    BBC
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    New data protection rules will come into force in the UK in May.
    The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will change how companies and individuals collect, store and share data.
    With the biggest change to data …
  • Instagram Now Lets Users Download All Photos, Videos With New Tool
    25 Apr 2018 10:46
    International Business News
    Instagram has launched a new tool that will finally let users download all of their data. The photo-sharing platform is also making it easier for users to simultaneously upload multiple photos and videos to Stories.
    Data Download Tool
    Earlier this month, …
  • IDG Contributor Network: GDPR compliance in a nutshell
    25 Apr 2018 10:19
    csoonline.com
    If your organization is like most, you may be freaking out about the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enforcement date of May 25, 2018. As a CISO, there is a significant role to play, whether you are the Data Protection Officer (DPO) or …
  • Twitter updates privacy policy, settings
    25 Apr 2018 09:37
    GEO TV
    Twitter rolled out an updated privacy policy on Tuesday, with a simpler format to help clarify how the platform uses data. 
    The change, prompted in part by the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) laws in the European Union, is designed to …
  • Instagram’s new ‘Data Download’ feature allows users to save their account info
    25 Apr 2018 08:18
    INQUIRER.net
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    Instagram now allows users to download the information from their account.
    The Facebook-owned social media platform followed in the footsteps of its parent company through the new Data Download feature. For now, users may download …
  • WhatsApp to raise minimum age limit in EU
    25 Apr 2018 07:07
    BBC
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    Popular messaging service Whatsapp is banning under-16s from using its platform in the European Union.
    Users must currently be at least 13, but the firm is changing the rules ahead of the introduction of new EU data privacy …
  • ICANN takes Whois begging bowl to Europe, comes back empty
    25 Apr 2018 06:38
    The register: Sci/Tech News for the World
    ICANN has been told for a second time that it must fundamentally change its Whois service to become compliant with Europe's incoming privacy law – and do so within the next month.
    At a meeting in Brussels this week with the European Union's data …
  • Facebook starts to take user privacy very seriously as GDPR looms
    25 Apr 2018 06:03
    SiliconANGLE
    Following weeks of controversy regarding what data Facebook collects and how it’s used, the company is jacking up efforts to make users feel more comfortable.
    The moves come weeks before the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation goes into …
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