Study on Privacy Risks of the Metaverse

This study by Vivek Nair, Dwan Song (both of UC Berkeley) and Gonzalo Munilla Garrido (Technical University of Munich) sheds a light on the unprecedented privacy risks of the metaverse by showing how VR can be turned against its users and provides the first holistic framework for understanding intrusive data harvesting attacks in these emerging … Read more

Norwegian privacy regulator not on Facebook due to privacy risks

The Norwegian privacy regulator Datatilsynet has decided on the basis of research not to create a Facebook page because the privacy risks for users are too great. To the best of its knowledge, the regulator is the first organization to have carried out a risk analysis and a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) into the … Read more

Dutch parliament approves roll out of Corona App for access control in society

The introduction of a corona QR-ticket necessity for access catering, theaters and events with the exception of terraces will be implemented on the 25th of September in The Netherlands following EU countries like France and Italy. The members in favour have great concerns about security, privacy, freedom of choice but think the measure is proportionate … Read more