Month: November 2020

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Understanding Canada’s Consumer Privacy Protection Act

Looking into the draft legislation aimed at updating and modernizing Canada’s federal private sector privacy regulations. With a possibility of penalties that are greater than $25 million, Canada’s Bill- C 11 has strengthened the ongoing trend of prioritizing individuals personal privacy rights. Bill- C 11 has been introduced to enact the Consumer Privacy Protection Act […]

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India’s Overdue Appointment with Data Privacy

By Mitisha Gaur While it is clear that India’s overdue appointment with Data Privacy has a few more hours until it begins, nothing stops its citizens and its corporations to undertake self-governance pertaining to the practices involving the safeguarding of the Right to Privacy… The past couple of years have been very exciting for data […]

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Data Protection in the Wake of Deepfakes

By Chaminda Hewage Multimedia information should be original (i.e., authentic) and users should feel safe when consuming multimedia content. With the increase of faceswapping applications and deepfake generators, authenticity of multimedia content is being compromised more than ever. Recently research alleged that famous Apps such as TikTok are in the process of introducing deepfakes into their platform. […]

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Interview of the week: Oriana Medlicott

I really believe it is important for individuals to feel as though they have autonomy and control over their data and businesses should be respectful of this. Oriana Medlicott, AI Ethics Expert An AI Ethics Strategist, writer, researcher & consultant who is passionate about the future of technology, philosophy and art. She believe that ethics […]

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This Month in Data Privacy (November 2020)

Top news in the world of data privacy, this month, that you do not want to miss. November 30 Amazon Sidewalk feature raising privacy concernsAmazon Sidewalk, a feature launching in the U.S. that connects Echo and Ring doorbells to any nearby Alexa device, is raising privacy concerns, Business Insider reports. Customers must opt out of […]

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Why Data Privacy in the Hospitality industry is so important?

A recent report from Salesforce shows that customers have limited trust in how companies handle their data. 59% believe their personal information is vulnerable to a security breach, and 54% don’t believe that companies have their best interests in mind. A view of the headlines is enough to realize that data security and privacy continue to be of paramount importance to […]

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The New Normal – life after COVID-19?

By Oriana Medlicott …it is evident that video conferencing, digital contact tracing and facial recognition have their role to play in our current normal and our normal of tomorrow. These technologies all come with their evident ethical concerns before COVID-19 and now, this crisis has highlighted some of their clear faults… Right now, the news […]

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