Facebook waltzes away from Cambridge Analytica problem by gagging UK DPO

A convenient-for-Facebook secret arrangement previously made with the UK’s ICO resulted in the UK’s information commissioner’s refusal to answer whether Facebook completed a publicly promised app audit. This after Facebook was wrist-slapped with a meager £500,000 penalty and walked away with an unspecified amount of user data.

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Companies strive to make secure digital passports for COVID-19 vaccine authentication

February 2, 2021

As more people are vaccinated and we move toward a return to public events, travel and gatherings, there is a clear need to have a valid, secure way to confirm whether a given person has been vaccinated. The Commons Project and a group of health and technology companies including Microsoft, Oracle, Salesforce, Cerner, Epic and Cigna are looking to develop common standards for health cards, via a new file type that could hold vaccine records without violating privacy.

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IT’S THE LAW (2/2/2021)

February 2, 2021

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), which includes Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, has announced key data initiatives and approved a Digital Master Plan for 2025. The ASEAN Data Management Framework and ASEAN Model Contractual Clauses focus respectively on guidelines for data governance, and on contractual terms and conditions for use in legal agreements for cross border transfers. The Digital Master Plan will look at bridging markets, expanding digital skills and building a strong and cohesive digital infrastructure for future expansion.

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