A taxi boss who sent headhunting letters to “hundreds” of city drivers has defended his actions, saying he has not broken the law.
The UK’s data watchdog has said it is “considering” concerns raised about the FaceApp service over potential privacy issues.
Taxi drivers in Dundee are furious after the council allegedly handed out their personal details to a firm attempting to poach them.
Amazon has defended its new partnership with the NHS, insisting it takes customer privacy seriously.
A Wimbledon fan has described how she was told by the Duchess of Sussex’s protection officer not to take photos of Meghan because she was at the tournament in a “private capacity”.
Apple boss Tim Cook has said the company’s new privacy features are about helping users, and not a criticism of firms such as Facebook.
A probe into how Google’s mammoth advertising business handles personal data has been launched by Ireland’s Data Protection Commission.
The Government’s announcement of age verification measures for pornography sites has been overshadowed by an error which saw the contact details of hundreds of recipients exposed on the announcement email.
A new privacy assistant app claims it can help users “fix the privacy mess” by automatically tightening privacy controls on social media and removing old posts.
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.
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.