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    Commentary: Merger of Facebook Messenger and Instagram chat is to Zuckerberg’s benefit, not yours

    Facebook is attempting to make its apps inseparable ahead of a brewing antitrust lawsuit, says an observer.
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    Commentary: Is national security a good reason to ban TikTok?

    Indian and US lawmakers may be influenced by factors beyond national security in cracking down on TikTok, say observers.
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    TraceTogether token and contact tracing apps: Privacy, data usage and other big questions

    The TraceTogether token, a wearable contact tracing device will soon be rolled out. The government has said that it will not collect personal ...
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    Commentary: Contact tracing aside, you should worry if you have to report your whereabouts to your boss after work

    Employees may find the collection of personal data intrusive but laws limit how far the contact tracing measures can go, says lawyer Lee In Hae.
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    Microsoft updates terms on data privacy amid EU probe

    Microsoft said on Monday it was updating the privacy provisions of its commercial cloud contracts after European regulators found its deals with ...
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    Commentary: One year into the European GDPR, many firms are still not complying

    Just because your organisation resides outside the EU does not mean you don’t have to comply with the GDPR, says Synopsys’ Tim Mackey.
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    Commentary: How data-sharing by Big Tech can save lives in disasters, solve new problems

    Big Data can saves lives, but tech companies, civil society and policymakers must work together to unlock this potential, says HEC Paris' law and ...
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    Commentary: China’s great leap forward in data protection

    Policymakers in Beijing have moved forward in articulating a nationwide data protection scheme with implications for internet users, businesses, ...
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    Singapore's data privacy watchdog fielded nearly 3,000 cases in 2018: S Iswaran

    The Communications and Information Minister also says the Personal Data Protection Commission is adequately resourced to investigate cases as they ...