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Google rejects CNIL demand for global delisting

Posted by Kevin on July 31, 2015

This is getting interesting. Peter Fleischer, Google’s global privacy counsel, has rejected the French demand that Google delist ‘inadequate, irrelevant, no longer relevant or excessive, and not in the public interest’ links not just from European Google Search, but from global Google Search. Put very simplistically, CNIL is demanding the right to be forgotten from […]

European privacy regulators clarify right to be forgotten

Posted by Kevin on November 28, 2014

The European Article 29 working party of national data protection regulators has issued guidelines on the European Court’s so-called right to be forgotten ruling, effectively closing some of the loopholes. Perhaps the most important of the opinions is that the ruling applies to all domains available in the EU and not just European domains. Thus, […]

ITsecurity Daily News: 10/10/2014

Posted by Kevin on October 10, 2014

The ITsecurity daily security briefing: Friday, October 10, 2014. If you find this security briefing useful, please spread the word via social media. If you have any comments or recommendations, please email kevtownsend at gmail dot com. News Papers/Reports WebThings Events M&A Alerts News Selfies to replace passwords?   The White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael […]

Google orchestrating anti-GDPR sentiment

Posted by Kevin on September 13, 2014

There is still an awful lot of guff talked about Google and the ‘right to be forgotten’. Much of the media portrays the issue as a right for individuals to demand that personal data be removed from the internet. This is not the case. Google couldn’t do it even if it were the case. There […]

ITsecurity Daily News: 09/12/2014

Posted by Kevin on September 12, 2014

The ITsecurity daily security briefing: Friday, September 12, 2014. If you find this security briefing useful, please spread the word via social media. If you have any comments or recommendations, please email kevtownsend at gmail dot com. News Papers/Reports WebThings Events M&A Alerts News Don’t let FCC kid you – US internet is a racket […]

ITsecurity Daily News: 08/22/2014

Posted by Kevin on August 22, 2014

The ITsecurity daily security briefing: Friday, August 22, 2014. If you find this security briefing useful, please spread the word via social media. If you have any comments or recommendations, please email kevtownsend at gmail dot com. News Papers/Reports WebThings Events M&A Alerts News Draft NIST Technical Considerations for Vetting 3rd Party Mobile Applications “The […]

ITsecurity Daily News: 08/19/2014

Posted by Kevin on August 19, 2014

The ITsecurity daily security briefing: Tuesday, August 19, 2014. If you find this security briefing useful, please spread the word via social media. If you have any comments or recommendations, please email kevtownsend at gmail dot com. News Papers/Reports WebThings Events M&A Alerts News Government Control Over Internet Governance A new proposal that ICANN would […]

Google, the right to be forgotten, and dogs’ breakfasts

Posted by Kevin on July 5, 2014

Google is making a complete dog’s breakfast over the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling that confirmed it is bound by European data protection laws. You may recall that in May the ECJ ruled that …the Court holds that the operator is, in certain circumstances, obliged to remove links to web pages that are published […]

There is no ‘right to be forgotten’; and Google won’t forget you anyway

Posted by Kevin on June 2, 2014

A lot of guff has been written about last month’s ECJ ruling that search engines must abide by European data protection laws. Much of this centres around the world’s media claiming that a right to be forgotten now prevails in Europe. Here are just three examples from the last few days: Google sets up ‘right […]