High penalties on businesses may not be enough to achieve robust privacy across Europe, as greater clarity on all-encompassing data transfer laws is critical.
John Edwards took up his role as the UK's new Information Commissioner today, and is likely to have a lot on his plate as Britain's data rules are overhauled.
China's Personal Information Protection Law, approved last week, presents new risks and opportunities for companies handling Chinese citizens' data.
The outcry over Facebook’s plans for an under-13s Instagram reflects a growing backlash against child data privacy abuses.
Ringfencing EU customer information on the continent is a positive step, but not a complete solution to data transfer issues, experts say.
Retailers are embracing facial recognition to enhance security and smooth the payment process. Is this good business or nightmarish surveillance?