University Data Protection Office Blog

October 05, 2020
No. 20-17  5 Oct 2020 NEWS | Covid in the classroom? Some schools are  keeping it quiet 22 Aug 2020   UNITED STATES — Administrators of...
October 02, 2020
Sergio Ortiz Luis Jr., president of the Philippine Exporters Confederation, announced recently that the business sector — represented by his organization, alongside the Employers Confederation of the Philippines, the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the Philippine Silk Road...
September 28, 2020
The police think it’s a good idea to catch criminals—the kind that violates health protocols and government-imposed quarantines—through social media monitoring. According to Privacy International, social media monitoring or “SOCMINT” is the analysis of the content and/or metadata of...
September 24, 2020
Many studies have been done and articles written about the privacy risks children are exposed to when they go online. Those risks are why parents closely monitor their children’s activities over the internet and caution them against disclosing too much personal information. Parents expect the...
September 23, 2020
This Tuesday, September 8, the Data Privacy Act of 2012 (DPA) — the country’s comprehensive data protection law — will be eight years old, counted from the day it actually came into effect. The following day, September 9, the statute’s Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) will also...
September 22, 2020
Calling out people for bad behavior has become a trend on social media in recent years. One of the ways this online form of mob justice operates is through doxing.   Doxing is defined as “the internet-based practice of researching and publicly broadcasting private or identifying...
September 21, 2020
No. 20-18 21 Sep 2020 NEWS | Schools are turning to surveillance technology to monitor students' temperature 1 Sep 2020   USA — To monitor...
September 13, 2020
The University Data Protection Office, (UDPO) in coordination with the Office of the Vice President for Administration and Human Resources (OVPAHR), recently held a two-day webinar on data privacy for the Ateneo de Manila University’s central administration offices. Bannering the title, “Data...
August 24, 2020
No. 20-16 24 Aug 2020 NEWS | Class-action lawsuit filed against Tiktok for allegedly stealing minors' data 4 Aug 2020   UNITED STATES – More than 70...
August 06, 2020
No. 20-15 6 Aug 2020 NEWS | New York bans use of facial recognition tech in schools until 2022 24 July 2020   UNITED STATES – New York lawmakers passed...

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