The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner and the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office open joint investigation into Clearview AI Inc.
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) and the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) have opened a joint investigation into the personal information handling practices of Clearview AI Inc., focusing on the company’s use of ‘scraped’ data and biometrics of individuals.
Block the Google/Fitbit merger
Google and Fitbit need the European Commission’s approval before they can merge. Privacy International is writing to the Commission, to demand that the merger is blocked. The more organisations and individuals that share their concerns about the merger, the more pressure it puts on the Commission to block this merger.