privacy

  • Thailand News

    Student finds hidden cameras in apartment, raises privacy alarms

    A student’s unsettling discovery of hidden surveillance cameras in her apartment sparked significant concern and drew attention to issues of privacy and personal security. The student, who remains anonymous for her safety, found two cameras hidden within her personal space—an egregious breach of privacy that has prompted legal action and a public warning about the dangers of such invasions. The…

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    Thailand consumer council pushes for AI regulation

    The Thailand Consumer Council (TCC) is pushing for the modernisation of the Consumer Protection Act 1979, in order to accommodate the emerging trends in technology, particularly the rise of artificial intelligence (AI). This call for change comes in tandem with the TCC’s latest campaign, Responsible and Fair AI for Consumers, which was launched on World Consumer Rights Day. The campaign…

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    Thai data privacy watchdog uncovers massive breach involving over 5,000 organisations

    Thailand’s Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) recently uncovered a significant privacy breach involving 5,261 organisations. Among these, a majority of 4,886 were government agencies from both central and local sectors. The lapse in data protection was observed between November 9 of the previous year and January 12. The violations were primarily due to excessively revealing personal data on various websites…

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    Trio arrested for alleged involvement in major data breach

    A trio, consisting of an insurance broker, a programmer, and a Facebook page administrator, has been apprehended for their alleged involvement in a significant data breach operation. They stand accused of compromising and subsequently selling the personal data of over 15 million individuals to illicit businesses. Acting Deputy National Police Chief, Police Lieutenant General Thana Chuwong, shared these developments in…