Tag Archives: privacy

WHATSAPP WANTS TO SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFO WITH FACEBOOK, THIS IS HOW U DISABLE IT

Singapore's most popular online messaging platform Whatsapp is finally updating privacy terms and conditions 4 years after it was bought over by Facebook. Whatsapp will now share your personal account information with Facebook in hope of providing better targeted advertisement for the consumer. Luckily for Singaporeans, we can opt out of this service and disallow Whatsapp to share your personal information with Facebook. Here's how:

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SG SHOP REFUSED TO REMOVE MY CREDIT CARD DETAILS & WILL NOT TERMINATE MY ACCOUNT

I wish you could highlight this issue on your platform so that consumers who use SG Shop, an e-commence site acting as local Taobao agent, are aware of the following malpractices over consent of collecting personal data: 1) Storage of credit card details onsite (Name of cardholder, 16 digits card nos & expiry date) They store the above details onsite and when u wish to top up ur account using the same credit card, u just need to key in the 3-digit CCV & the transaction will go through immediately. Requested them to remove my card details but was told they can't do so due to system limitation.

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IDA S’PORE PUTS UP JOB AD TO REPLACE ONE SPECIFIC EMPLOYEE, BREACH OF PRIVACY LAW?

like a typical under-employed IT ‘professional’ seeking a perm role, I chanced upon an interesting ad by iDA titled, “Replacement for Kenneth Yeo Wee”. Wow! Is “Replacement” the job title, and “Kenneth Yeo Wee” the name of a Smart Nation campaign? This is an obvious breach of the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) by iDA, by inadvertently revealing an individual’s name, in this case possibly a former iDA staff. Isn’t iDA supposed to be the authority of Infocomm, and an advocate for information and privacy protection?

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HUMAN RIGHT LAWYER: S’PORE HAS SECURITY BUT AT WHAT COST TO OUR PRIVACY & FREEDOMS?

Singapore is a nation that has been fortunate enough to have avoided terror attacks for decades. In recent times, the Government has been taking pro-active steps in order to ensure that the security of the nation stays ahead of those that may wish to do it harm. Some of these measures include rolling out expanded CCTV coverage across the country, which already has extensive police CCTV networks. This may very well be a useful to combating terrorism. The question is, what are the means by which we reach the end goal? At what cost comes our freedom and security?

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SATELLITE ERP SYSTEM IS A SERIOUS BREACH OF OUR PRIVACY, JUST LIKE PRISONER ANKLE BRACELETS

This is regarding the launch of a "next-generation electronic road-pricing (ERP) system". Implementation of this system is touted by the government as a means to: Alert you of toll roads and charges before you reach them, provide real-time traffic information, coupon-less streetside parking, automatic payment for off-peak drivers, and it’ll be able to bill you for your distance travelled. HOWEVER, it is clear that this is without a doubt a serious and blatant breach of privacy at worst and a shady means to passively tax vehicle owners at best.

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CCTV OUTSIDE COTTON ON CHANGING ROOM: AN INVASION OF PRIVACY?

I visit Cotton On Novena (Mega) on 19/1/2016. While trying the dresses in the changing room, I was shocked to see a CCTV CAM right outside the changing room. It was visible from inside the changing room. I am unsure if the CCTV is pointed in our direction. Are you comfortable with that? How can a cctv outside e changing room. If the CCTV is working sure can see inside.

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[COMPLAIN] WHY MUST PAP MP LILY NEO BOAST THAT SHE IS HELPING RESIDENTS?

Look at PAP MP Lily Neo show off on her FB how she help her residents. Firstly, I do not understand why is there a need to tell everyone what she do when this is normal everyday job. Secondly, there is no need to take a photo of this couple who are already going thru a hard time as this put more social pressure on them. Even if back view, many of their friends and relatives can recognise them.

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S’PORE PRIVACY WATCHDOG PROBES XIAOMI OVER ALLEGED PRIVACY BREACH

China-based smartphone maker Xiaomi has slid into legal hot water in Singapore, amid growing regional concerns about its apparent lack of privacy protection. A complaint has been filed by a phone user here, alleging that his personal data had been disclosed without consent. He claimed he had received unsolicited calls from overseas after using his Xiaomi phone. Singapore's privacy watchdog, the Personal Data Protection Commission, told The Straits Times it is investigating.

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