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Apple sets out privacy safeguards for developers of health and fitness apps

Developers of mobile applications using Apple's new 'HealthKit' platform will be prevented from making sensitive user data available to third parties according to the latest version of the firm's licence agreement. 29 Aug 2014

Singapore courts hand down fines for first prosecutions under ‘do not call’ rules

A Singapore tuition agency and its director have become the first to be prosecuted and fined under the country’s Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA), which came into force on 2 January 2014. 29 Aug 2014

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