Tag Archives: privacy

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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US ‘snooped on 200 million SMS a day from around the world’

The United States’ National Security Agency (NSA) has collected almost 200 million text messages a day from across the globe, using them to extract data including location, contact networks and credit card details, according to top-secret documents yesterday (Jan 16). The untargeted collection and storage of SMS messages — including their contacts — is revealed in a joint investigation between the Guardian and the UK’s Channel 4 News based on material provided by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.

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