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The cloud storage provider has reported a rising number of data requests from law enforcement, as its user base grows

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The ICO says smartphone applications make excessive demands and don't say how personal data will be used, leaving users exposed

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Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp will be subject to a quick review by European regulators

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BBC tells Australian government that ISPs should monitor for suspicious activity

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On by Matthew Broersma 0

Google said the meetings are intended to help it deal with 'right to be forgotten' requests, but others see a PR stunt

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On by Max Smolaks 0

The reconnaissance operation codenamed ‘Hacienda’ supplies the agency with some of the information needed to compromise systems

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On by Steve McCaskill 0

Xiaomi says the data transfer was necessary for its cloud messaging service but issues a fix that prevents it from happening

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On by Matthew Broersma 0

Belfast's High Court orders Facebook to disclose any data it might have on how many underage users it has in Northern Ireland

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On by Tom Jowitt 0

An American judge sets a legal precedent by ordering Microsoft to surrender emails stored in an Irish data centre

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On by Peter Judge 0

Tor warns users they may have been unmasked by a long-running campaign

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