Tag: privacy

Human Rights Watch report decries Gov’t ‘surveillance’ on students’ laptops

Singapore—In an article published on Friday (Feb 5), Human Rights Watch said that the Government is infringing on the privacy of students through a...

WhatsApp stresses privacy as users flock to rivals

WhatsApp on Tuesday reassured users about privacy at the Facebook-owned messaging service as people flocked to rivals Telegram and Signal following a tweak to...

Korean star Ham So-won admits to deleting husband’s DMs

Korean actress Ham So-won confessed that she often goes through her husband’s direct messages (DMs) to delete messages from other women, certainly in fear...

Video of bus captain breaking down after hearing of husband’s death should not have...

Singapore – Members from the online community discouraged the recording of a bus captain’s ordeal after discovering that her husband had passed away because...

Neighbour complains about “cooking smell” from unit, HDB finds no wrongdoing following investigations

A woman was taken aback after receiving a note (October 4) from the Housing Development Board (HDB) about wanting to speak to her about...

Facebook hired contract workers to transcribe private conversations

Facebook Inc. admitted to hiring hundreds of contract workers to transcribe users' audio clips. The workers transcribed Facebook users' recorded conversations that included vulgar content. They...

US senator calls for investigation into FaceApp

Popular Russia-based application FaceApp, which allows users to change their appearance to look older or younger, came under fire in the United States Wednesday,...

No more frank chitchats about gahmen with taxi uncles?

Obbana Rajah Cameras in taxis and private-hire cars, cameras atop lampposts with facial recognition – cameras, cameras everywhere. It is going to be impossible to go...

The SingPass Affair: What is happening, IDA?

A total of 1,560 SingPass accounts were tampered with and 419 users said their passwords were changed against their will, leaving many Singaporeans baffled...
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