South Mediterranean countries should be aware of the “necessity” associated with the protection of personal data. These policies are not used adequately when cases such as identity theft, loss or theft of personal data are filed every day.
Pro-consumer website Comparitech has released a new report exploring legislation about child data collection in the world’s top 50 countries by gross domestic product (GDP). The document assessed 23 different aspects of these policies to assess whether specific legislation was in place for children’s online data or not.
The site is an extension of a page the office created in April 2020 to swat down lies about the COVID-19 pandemic. It features a list of frequently asked questions about how disinformation campaigns are organized and disseminated, where they originate and how to spot tactics like deepfake images and videos. It also includes longer descriptions of specific disinformation efforts.