July 08, 2020
After the rollout of new "national security" laws prohibiting the expression of views that Beijing views as secessionist, subversive, terrorist in nature, or as foreign intervention in the territory's internal affairs, social media platforms and messaging apps, including Facebook, WhatsApp, Telegram, Google and Twitter, are denying law enforcement requests for user data in Hong Kong.
July 07, 2020
According to BBC, fears of a surveillance state are being expressed ,as the Singapore government develops a wearable device to complement the island's existing contact-tracing app to identify people who might have been infected by those who have tested positive for the Coronavirus.
July 01, 2020
Big retailers, including Starbucks, Coca-Cola, Unilever, Hershey, Honda, Eddie Bauer, The North Face, Levi's, Ben & Jerry's, and Verizon, are withholding advertising to pressure Facebook and other social media platforms to better monitor online hate speech.
June 26, 2020
Symantec, a division of Broadcom, has identified a string of attacks against dozens of U.S. corporations, including eight Fortune 500 companies, by attackers attempting to deploy the WastedLocker ransomware on their networks.
June 24, 2020
Apple announced that the next version of iPhone software, iOS 14, will include new privacy features that show an itemized list of data that user apps are gathering, including location