Marcin Betkier

9
Apr

Are Cookies good or bad for you?

Are Cookies good or bad for you? John Wiseman, Privacy in Digital Economy Working Group pdf version Cookies, tiny virtual crumbs of your online activity – a sweet treat for tech. Why does something so innocent sound so contentious? Cookies are small data ‘packages’ that are stored on your browser when you visit websites. These seemingly innocuous additions perform some

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13
Mar

Privacy Commissioner’s 2023 briefing to the incoming Minister of Justice

After our request, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner published the briefing to the incoming Minister of Justice. BIMs are produced following a general election or change of minister. They provide an introduction to OPCs portfolio and summarise key areas of policy and policy issues. In this way, they show the most important policy points from the perspective of the

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22
Feb

Foodstuffs Facial Recognition Trial w/ Gehan Gunasekara

Interview with the Committee member, Gehan Gunasekara at 95bFM https://95bfm.com/bcast/foodstuffs-facial-recognition-trial-w-gehan-gunasekara-february-21st-2024  

2
Feb

“Everyone should have something to hide” – op-ed by Committee Member on International Data Privacy Day

Newsroom 02/02/2024 Everyone should have something to hide

3
Dec

Submission to the OPC about the Children and Young People’s Privacy Project

The Foundation’s feedback on the Children and Young People’s Privacy Project that has been launched by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner. The feedback has been prepared and submitted by the Children’s Privacy Working Group. Comments provided to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner 30112023 Children-and-Young-Peoples-Privacy-project-background  

19
Nov

Kashmir Hill: facial recognition software

Facial recognition technology is helping fight crime but it’s also making the internet a less safe place to put your face, says New York Times tech journalist Kashmir Hill. She is the author of the new book Your Face Belongs to Us. She has been interviewed by Kim Hill on Radio New Zealand, which you can find under the slightly provocative title

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