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Twitch source code leaked in massive hack

Live streaming service, Twitch, suffered a hack that led to the leak of a 125GB file, including the source code for the company’s streaming service, creator payout figures, and internal security tools. The company confirmed the breach and said it is “working with urgency to understand the extent of this.” Read More

Uber faces indirect race discrimination claim in UK

Uber has been accused of indirect race discrimination by a former driver who lost his job when the company’s automated face-scanning software failed to recognize him. The driver has filed an employment tribunal claim which has been backed by the Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (IWGB). Read More

French privacy watchdog issues injunctions over fingerprint database

The French data protection authority (CNIL) has issued a series of injunctions against the Ministry of the Interior for failure to adequately maintain its Automated Fingerprint File (FAED). It found issues of improper storage of data, poor file management, and a lack of information provided to individuals whose data is maintained in the system.