May 2010







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EU Parliament calls for data rights charter

EU Parliament calls for data rights charter: “Internet users should be able to demand that their information is removed from company systems even if it was collected with their consent, the European Parliament has said….



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Facebook criticised over latest privacy lapse

Facebook criticised over latest privacy lapse: Facebook is facing growing criticism of its privacy policies after an embarrassing technical error exposed users’ private conversations to others. (Via Tech and Web from Times Online.)


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Secret copyright treaty published

Secret copyright treaty published: A secretive global negotiation on new copyright rules will not force countries to adopt ‘three strikes’ internet disconnection policies. A draft of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) has been published officially…