Poland made an app that forces coronavirus patients to take regular selfies to prove they're indoors or face a police visit

Poland made an app that forces coronavirus patients to take regular selfies to prove they're indoors or face a police visit

Poland on Friday released an app which requires people in quarantine for COVID-19 to periodically send selfies of themselves on request to prove they're sticking to their quarantine."People in quarantine have a choice: either receive unexpected visits from the police, or download this app," a spokesman for Poland's Digital Ministry told the AFP.

Delhi Police film protests, run its images through face recognition software to screen crowd

Delhi Police film protests, run its images through face recognition software to screen crowd

This was also the first time Delhi Police used a set of facial images collected from footage filmed at the city’s various protest events to filter “law and order suspects” at the Prime Minister’s rally.

Facebook sues analytics firm Rankwave over alleged data misuse

Facebook sues analytics firm Rankwave over alleged data misuse

However, the social network said it had information that since 2014, Rankwave had been using data gathered by its apps "for its own business purposes, which include providing consulting services to advertisers and marketing companies".

Internet providers would need permission to use consumer data under proposed MT legislation

Internet providers would need permission to use consumer data under proposed MT legislation

HELENA — Rep. Daniel Zolnikov (R-Billings) says people have a right to be asked if internet service providers can use their personal data. Zolnikov said providers will still be able to use data to create profiles of people based on their browsing history to make targeted ads.

Japan to ban global tech giants from using content contained in domestic email, other data

Japan to ban global tech giants from using content contained in domestic email, other data

The communications ministry plans to prohibit global information technology giants from using email content and other communications data without users’ consent in Japan, informed sources said Friday. The ministry is slated to consider specific ways to enforce Japan’s rule on global technology companies.

Facebook security breach: Up to 50m accounts attacked

Facebook security breach: Up to 50m accounts attacked

Attackers found multiple bugs in this feature that "allowed them to steal Facebook access tokens, which they could then use to take over people's accounts", Mr Rosen explained. Please include a contact number if you are willing to speak to a BBC journalist.