Back The Guardian Monday, February 12, 2018
Search Sections 12 Feb

The Guardian

Monday, February 12, 2018
Close
Advertisement
12 Feb 10:28am Facebook personal data use and privacy settings ruled illegal by German court
The Guardian
Firm to appeal decision by Berlin regional court which upholds complaints that users not given informed consent Facebook’s default privacy settings and use of personal data are against German consumer law, according to a judgement handed down by a Berlin regional court. The court found that Facebook collects and uses personal data without providing enough information to its members for them to render meaningful consent. The federation of German consumer organisations (VZBV), which brought the suit, argued that Facebook opted users in to features which it should not have.
 Like Reply

Comments

No comments yet...
Currencies in GBP
EUR 0,90 +0,335%
USD 0,77 +0,784%
CHF 0,78 +0,385%
12 Feb 8:48am Should vegetarian gamers go on virtual killing sprees? | Keza MacDonald
The Guardian
Some players find the carnage of Monster Hunter: World distasteful. To me, it is an outlet for the carnivore within I have an admission to make: I’m a vegetarian who enjoys big-game hunting. For the past several weeks I have been playing
 Like Reply
No laptops allowed – the cafes bringing back the art of conviviality 12 Feb 4:36am No laptops allowed – the cafes bringing back the art of conviviality
The Guardian
A growing number of cafes are ditching wifi and outlawing computers in an attempt to bring back old-fashioned hospitality – and increase their revenue The sign on the door could not be clearer: “This is a laptop-free zone.” The message is underscored by a cartoon computer with a sad face – and another sign indicating there is no wifi inside.
 Like Reply
Police outsource digital forensic work to unaccredited labs 12 Feb 1:00am Police outsource digital forensic work to unaccredited labs
The Guardian
Market for data analysis called a ‘race to the bottom’, with trials failing because of evidence issues More than a dozen police forces have outsourced digital forensic investigative work to unaccredited private laboratories in the past year, at a time when
 Like Reply
Is Facebook for old people? Over-55s flock in as the young leave 12 Feb 12:00am Is Facebook for old people? Over-55s flock in as the young leave
The Guardian
A forecast 700,000 UK teenagers and young adults will leave the social media site in 2018 It’s official: Facebook is for old(er) people. Teens and young adults are ditching Mark Zuckerberg’s social network as popularity among the over-55s surges, according to a report. In 2018, 2.2 million 12- to 17-year-olds and 4.5 million 18- to 24-year-olds will regularly use Facebook in the UK, 700,000 fewer than in 2017, as younger users defect to services such as Snapchat, according to eMarketer.
 Like Reply
11 Feb 8:48pm Cryptojacking attack hits Australian government websites
The Guardian
Hackers used plug-in to force computers to secretly mine cryptocurrency A series of Australian government websites, including the Victorian parliament’s, have been compromised by malware that forces visitors’ computers to secretly mine cryptocurrency, as part of a worldwide security breach. The process,
 Like Reply
On the top

Date settings

Today is Sunday, February 25, 2018

+ 1 -
+ 1 -
+ 2016 -

Close

By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies as described in our cookie policy.

Accept