Slovakian app to allow smart quarantine faces troubles with Google and Apple

Slovakia developed a mobile app for people returning to the country from abroad, so that they could spend the 14-day quarantine in their homes rather than state facilities. However, it did not operate since it needed to be approved by Google and Apple. Travellers to Slovakia gathered at its borders refusing to go in state facilities. During this past weekend Google unblocked the app to be used on Android, while permission from Apple is still awaited.

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Tweet of the Irish DPC...against Twitter

The Irish Data Protection Commissioner has tweeted about its draft decision against Twitter. The social media platform could be the first global tech giant to face a penalty from Ireland's data protection authority (DPA), after the cIrish DPC submitted a draft decision, ex ARt. 60 of the GDPR, on a data breach by Twitter to other EU member states.

Find out the tweet of the Irish DPC here

Cyber ​​attack on the San Raffaele hospital in Milan

In the midst of the COVID19 emergency, the San Raffaele hospital in Milan was the victim of a computer attack. Steal the personal data of patients, doctors, nurses and employees.

 

 

PrivacyRules seminar at the Digital Week Online: 27 May 2020 at 1.00pm GMT

PrivacyRules is pleased to invite you to the seminar that we are co-organising, as Community Partner of the Digital Week Online, on the topic: Balancing privacy, data ethics and public health in a post-pandemic world.

The seminar will be moderated by PrivacyRules Hong Kong member Pádraig Walsh from Tanner De Witt, with exclusive participation of Dr. Mohsen Rezayat, Chief Solutions Architect at Siemens Digital Industries Software, and PrivacyRules Polish member Agnieszka Wiercińska-Krużewska from WKB Lawyers, PrivacyRules UK member Kim Walker from ShakespeareMartineau, and PrivacyRules US member Mike Nitardy from Frost Brown Todd as panellists.

We strongly invite everyone to participate in this seminar, and in other Digital Week Online events!

EasyJet admits data of nine million hacked

EasyJet has admitted that a "highly sophisticated cyber-attack" has affected approximately nine million customers.

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