News

20
Nov

Model contract clauses for sending personal information overseas

Charles Mabbett Office of the Privacy Commissioner, 19 November 2020 privacy.org.nz/blog/model-contract-clauses-for-sending-personal-information-overseas

21
Oct

US government launches landmark antitrust case against Google

Michael Balsamo and Marcy Gordon Stuff, 21 October 2020 www.stuff.co.nz/business/300138032/us-government-launches-landmark-antitrust-case-against-google

16
Oct

Google Analytics Gets A Major Privacy And Machine Learning-Focused Overhaul

Allison Schiff AdExchanger, 14 October 2020 www.adexchanger.com/analytics/google-analytics-gets-a-major-privacy-and-machine-learning-focused-overhaul

15
Oct

China unveils first law on personal data protection

Cao Siqi and Chen Qingqing Global Times, 13 October 2020 www.globaltimes.cn/content/1203363.shtml

12
Oct

Facial recognition deal opens access to public and private parties

Phil Pennington The New Zealand Herald, 12 October 2020 www.nzherald.co.nz/business/facial-recognition-deal-opens-access-to-public-and-private-parties/WYCET4X7G5BMLQYSELSD7LBHBA/

8
Oct

Elizabeth Denham on the conclusion of the ICO’s investigation into the use of personal data in political campaigning

Elizabeth Denham The Information Commissioner’s Office, 6 October 2020 ico.org.uk/about-the-ico/news-and-events/news-and-blogs/2020/10/blog-the-conclusion-of-the-ico-s-investigation-into-the-use-of-personal-data-in-political-campaigning

5
Oct

Why Contact-Tracing Apps Haven’t Slowed Covid-19 in the US

Gregory Barber and Will Knight Wired, 8 September 2020 www.wired.com/story/why-contact-tracing-apps-not-slowed-covid-us

16
Sep

China has Been Doing ‘Mass Surveillance’ on Millions of Citizens in US, UK, Australia and India

Gavin Butler Vice, 14 September 2020 www.vice.com/en_us/article/xg89aj/china-has-been-doing-mass-surveillance-on-millions-of-citizens-in-us-uk-australia-and-india

15
Sep

Facebook suffers blow in Australia legal fight over Cambridge Analytica

Christopher Knaus The Guardian, 14 September 2020 www.theguardian.com/technology/2020/sep/14/facebook-suffers-blow-in-australia-legal-fight-over-cambridge-analytica

13
Sep

Facial recognition technology is here. New Zealand’s law is nowhere near ready

Nessa Lynch The Spinoff, 25 August 2020 Facial recognition technology is here. New Zealand’s law is nowhere near ready