TikTok to tackle grooming with safeguards for young users | TikTok

Children on TikTok will face “groundbreaking” new restrictions in an attempt to prevent grooming on the platform, the video-sharing company has announced, with particularly strict new rules for users under 16. The platform, which has a lower age limit of 13, said users under 16 would no longer be able Continue Reading

UK racing to improve contact-tracing app’s privacy safeguards | Technology

NHS officials are racing to introduce greater privacy safeguards for the contact-tracing app at the centre of the government’s lockdown exit strategy amid mounting concern from security experts, MPs and users. Whitehall sources conceded to the Guardian that they were “two steps behind in public engagement” because the app – Continue Reading

Coronavirus tracking app to be rolled out in Australia only with privacy safeguards – minister | Australia news

The federal government has promised a systematic assessment of the privacy impacts of a controversial app identifying contacts with victims of the coronavirus, which could delay the prime minister’s preferred two-week deadline for its rollout in Australia. The government believes the app could be useful in tracing the source of Continue Reading