Facebook, Google and Twitter in data regulators’ sights

Feb 7th, 2020 by admin

Social media giant Facebook and its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp have been the subject of most data investigations in the Republic of Ireland since the European Union’s new data protection regulation came into force a year ago.  Social media giant Facebook and its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp have been the subject of most data investigations Read More

Mikhy Farrera-Brochez: US man guilty of trying to extort Singapore over HIV data

Feb 7th, 2020 by admin

An American man has been found guilty by a US court of trying to extort the Singaporean government over information in a leaked official HIV database.The court in Kentucky heard Mikhy Farrera-Brochez had sent two emails to Singaporean officials in 2018. In them he said he had possession of an official database containing the HIV Read More