Articles tagged privacy

The disputed sale of a couch has ended in sensitive details about sexual assault suffered by one of the parties accidentally being released by a * Ministry of Justice staff member. Shane Cowlishaw reports. * * *

A sensitive case file that was misplaced at a Night and Day convenience store left a woman “understandably upset” after it was sent to the man she was locked in a dispute with. Shane Cowlishaw reports.

Newsroom's technology columnist Richard MacManus argues big tech firms such as Google and Facebook should audit their algorithms in the same way our Government has asked for audits of how its departments use artificial intelligence.

Next week the European Union's new privacy regulation, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), comes into effect after a two-year transition period. It couldn't be more timely, after the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica controversy, which forced Mark Zuckerberg to front US Congress last month.

The Government’s social investment approach has been under pressure following a string of blunders by MSD. Now, the new fix-it Minister has been called in to help get things back on track.