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Thank Zuck it's Friday #9 - Home Office 'super database', the software reseller claiming £270m from Microsoft and social media data breaches
This week on the IT news podcast the team discusses the Home Office's 'super database' on race, health and biometrics, the British software reseller bringing at £170m claim against Microsoft and the recent data breaches involving both Facebook and LinkedIn....
Data collected also includes people's names, location details, identification numbers and online identifiers
The company says it is not confident that it has full visibility on which users will need to be informed
The Home Office is allegedly considering measures to compel Facebook to break encryption on its messaging apps
The company says this is old data previously reported in 2019