From South Korea to Norway, our honeymoon with COVID-19 apps is already over

Since China’s contact tracing system went live in February, around 30 countries have released official contract tracing apps. An evolution of traditional contact tracing systems, what seemed a few months ago to be a daunting yet exciting technological innovation has already reached a turning point. A range of privacy rows have ensued, and according toContinue reading “From South Korea to Norway, our honeymoon with COVID-19 apps is already over”

Where China’s heading with its upcoming data security laws

Earlier this month, China’s national legislature released a draft of its future Data Security Law, which with the upcoming Personal Information Project Law will become China’s latest set of data protection and privacy regulations. The last significant legislation on the subject was the Cybersecurity Law which took effect in 2018 but has proven to beContinue reading “Where China’s heading with its upcoming data security laws”

Is Zoom safe to use yet?

Zoom, a videoconferencing tool, has been one of the COVID-19 success stories. With 10 million users at the end of 2019, it has already grown to over 300 million daily users, growing by over 50% in April alone. At the same time, Zoom has fallen victim to its popularity. Its uptake of new users ledContinue reading “Is Zoom safe to use yet?”