Can the EU's new regulations provide definition, legal structure for on-going privacy concerns of both citizens and businesses?
European politicians have agreed to implement a controversial new rule that will require teens under 16 years to get their parent's permission to use the internet.
Google has promised to offer legal support to some YouTube content creators fighting takedown notices.
Europe's version of net neutrality still allows a two-speed internet in some cases.
Germany's lower house has signed off on an updated data-retention Bill, with customer data to be stored for 10 weeks by telcos and ISPs, accessible by a warrant.
Europe's top court has thrown out a 15-year-old data-transfer agreement that thousands of companies rely on to send European data to US servers.
'We're just like you', fifty members of European Parliament tell their US counterparts.
The US government intelligence agency's access to telephone metadata will be cut off at the end of November, although records will be kept for litigation purposes.
Australian technology industry groups have applauded Labor's proposal to seek a review of the data-retention legislation.
Notable security news items for the week ending July 23, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
Legislation to enable snooping on email, phone and web data is unlawful and must be rethought - but the court gives the government time to get it fixed.
Belgium's regulator is just one of a number in Europe that aren't happy with Facebook's new data use policy.
Switzerland's IT skills shortage is only going to get worse - thanks to discrimination against older IT professionals, a lack of training, disinterest among younger workers, and increasing immigration restrictions. Sound familiar?
Apple has warned investors that it may be subject to paying up to 10 years' worth of tax to Ireland if the European Commission finds that the company struck up a special arrangement with the country.
A Dutch court in The Hague has struck down legislation requiring telecommunications companies to retain customer data for access by law-enforcement agencies.
U.S. and U.K governments need to realize the negative impact of their actions regarding cloud data sovereignty and encryption, says Singapore-based tech lawyer who also points to the rise of Asian tech companies and innovation in 2015.
Breaches of information security and individual privacy hit the headlines regularly in 2014. But how will the arms race between cyber-attackers and defenders develop in the coming year? We analyse the experts' predictions.
In Germany, data watchdogs will meet this week to debate the future of the Safe Harbor agreement in the post-Snowden world.
If history and initial reaction are any gauge, privacy advancements will have to come from somewhere besides the Oval Office or Congress