News tagged with data protection

Experts meet to hash out web privacy rules

Hundreds of privacy experts from around the world met in Madrid on Wednesday for a three-day conference which aims to arrive at a global standard for the protection of personal data.

dateNov 04, 2009 in Internet
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Google to reshoot street views of Japanese cities

(AP) -- Google said Wednesday it will reshoot all photos in Japan for its Street View service after residents complained the 360-degree panoramic images provided a view over the fences around their homes.

dateMay 14, 2009 in Internet
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EU sees progress in US data protection talks

The EU on Wednesday said the US had taken an "important step" in ongoing privacy protection talks by pledging new legislation to allow Europeans to sue over improper use of their personal data.

dateJun 25, 2014 in Security
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Internet giants to face tougher EU data law

Foreign firms operating in the EU, including those that dominate the Internet, will be subject to a new data protection law which is still being finalised, the EU Commission said Friday.

dateJun 06, 2014 in Internet
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