Data Privacy

Volume 31 - Issue 2

Right to Privacy in the Age of Big Data: Singapore’s HIV Leak

By Meghan Knapp, Staff Member On January 22, HIV-positive residents in Singapore received a phone call from the government telling them that their information had been leaked from a private government database.[1] The massive data breach affected more than 14,000 people, all of whom had been forced to put their information into the national registry…

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The Unprotected Consumers in the App Market

Dong Lee, MJIL Managing Editor The app market is young and booming. Successful apps such as Clash of Clans can rake in over $1,000,000 in revenue per day. Smaller apps such as Gravity Battle, which is presumed to be run by a few individuals in China, can still be profitable and rake in an estimated $18,500…

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