The public must be given more power to control their privacy, the leader of a UK technology body has said, as the country moves closer to potential regulation of social networks and big tech firms.
Residents of flats overlooked by Tate Modern have said they are “extremely disappointed” after losing a High Court privacy battle with the art gallery.
A new study into social media claims that privacy on such platforms is like “second-hand smoke” and is controlled by other people as much as the user.
Apple boss Tim Cook has taken aim at invisible data brokers who trade users’ personal data, as the iPhone maker continues to distance itself from rivals on the issue of privacy.
Privacy protecting search engine DuckDuckGo is now using Apple Maps to display location information, as the company aims to offer people more online services that do not keep their data.
Google chief executive Sundar Pichai has refuted claims that the company’s search results are politically biased, in response to intense questions from a US committee.
Apple has revealed an updated privacy website that gives users details on the tech giant’s approach to personal data.
As you surf the web, upload photos to Instagram, or click and buy via an online shop, do you really know how much is being tracked by increasingly smart technologies?
European Union politicians appear set to demand audits of Facebook by Europe’s cyber security agency and data protection authority in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
A local authority has been forced to report itself to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) after admitting a massive data breach.
Facebook has banned a third-party quiz app amid concerns over the possible misuse of users’ data and pulled its own security software from Apple’s app store after the iPhone maker tightened data security rules.
Facebook has banned a quiz app from its platform for refusing an inspection and over concerns that data on as many as four million users was misused.
A report has found that Google’s services continue to record your location even after you think you have switched it off.
Facebook has reiterated that it does not sell data from its users to advertisers.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has admitted that his personal data was handed over to election consultants Cambridge Analytica, the British firm accused of helping politicians use Facebook data to manipulate users’ voting intentions around the world.
Thirty organisations, including Facebook, are being investigated by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) as part of its probe into the use of personal data for political purposes.
Facebook has revealed a range of features which they say will help users keep better control of their privacy.
Google has been collecting location data from some Android smartphones even when location services are turned off and no SIM card is in place, it has been revealed.
More body cameras are used by Dundee City Council to film its residents than any other local authority in Scotland, a new report has revealed.
Private data held by NHS Tayside was breached dozens of times last year, it has emerged.