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Samsung TV data protection court case in Germany is a wake up call from the past

There’s no let up among German consumer rights organizations who want technology firms to respect privacy and data protection laws. This week, Samsung’s in the dock over one of its Internet-enabled TVs. Alas, we should...

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Loose ends: digitalization could ‘make the world a better place’ or end everything

It’s a tale of many sides. Most often we only get the positives of digitalization, while those speaking for the negative are hauled off to a padded cell. But a Berlin summit wants us all...

Hacker cracks Vodafone Germany, steals customers data

The German subsidiary of British mobile operator Vodafone has been attacked by a hacker, who has reportedly stolen a huge amount of customer data. Police suspect that a contracted IT specialist carried out the attack....

How worried are you about privacy as you quantify yourself online?

Mobile devices let us do more than just stay connected. They can help us track and log every aspect of our lives. But what does storing your ‘quantified self’ online mean for privacy? Who knows...

France sets Google deadline on privacy improvements

Internet giant Google has been told to improve privacy for its clients by France’s data protection agency, CNIL, or face fines. The agency says Britain, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain plan similar action. France’s...