The National Privacy Commission (NPC) said it is initiating a deeper probe on its own after Facebook recently took down accounts supporting Pres. Rodrigo Duterte and Davao City mayor Sarah Duterte-Carpio due to “coordinated inauthentic behavior”.
Europe-headquartered Global Privacy Assembly (GPA) has announced that NPC chair Raymund Liboro will lead a Covid-19 Taskforce that will drive practical responses to privacy issues emerging from the pandemic.
The NPC said revealing the identities of Covid-19 patients to the public or providing information that could accurately identify people who are under investigation or have contracted the disease is counter-productive and could do more harm than good.
Saying that public safety is a paramount concern, the National Privacy Commission said (NPC) said it is legally allowed for airlines to release passenger manifest to government agencies, particularly the Department of Health, to prevent the spread of the nCov epidemic in the country.
The Philippines and Singapore have agreed to share best practices in personal data protection and develop compatible mechanisms to facilitate trusted cross-border data flows including mutual recognition of comparable protection afforded by their respective laws.
More than 2,000 DPOs from major government offices and leading businesses joined the National Privacy Commission?s call to form a united front to strengthen the protection of peoples? personal data.
More than 2,000 DPOs from major government offices and leading businesses joined the National Privacy Commission’s call to form a united front to strengthen the protection of peoples’ personal data.
The National Privacy Commission (NPC) is urging local telecommunications operators Globe, Smart, and the incoming third player, Mislatel consortium, to compete for consumer trust in terms of better services and better data privacy protection.