Internet of Things addressed by key EU data protection body

Today we can as individuals already communicate with different objects and devices using established online connections. Internet of Things (IoT) takes it a step further and tries to define programmed relations and communication among devices and objects themselves. Such connections, enabled by the use of a number of sensors, can bring many benefits to the society and to the individual, but at the same time raise privacy and data protection concerns. Read more “Internet of Things addressed by key EU data protection body”

Riley v California: Cell phones cannot be searched without a warrant says US Supreme Court

In the recent decision of Riley v California, the US Supreme Court has unanimously voted in favor of the protection of digital information that can be obtained from an arrested individual’s cell phone. The decision raised concerns whether digital content stored on a cell phone should enjoy privacy protection. Read more “Riley v California: Cell phones cannot be searched without a warrant says US Supreme Court”