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Twitter users fear Samaritans Radar app breaches the Data Protection Act

Third Sector (website)

“Another blog, by the intellectual property lawyer Susan Hall, says that anyone worried by Samaritans Radar could try to serve notice in accordance with section 12 of the Data Protection Act.”

“She says: 'Given that there seems to be no geographical restriction on who can sign up to the app, how Samaritans is managing to comply with its obligations under the eighth data protection principle about not transferring data outside the European economic area is wholly unclear.'”

Third Sector (website)

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Samaritans Radar depression app raises Twitter privacy concerns

CNet

“As noted by IP/ICT lawyer Susan Hall, users can opt out using Section 12(1) of the UK Data Protection Act, which allows users to notify data controllers that they do not permit that data controller to make automated decisions that affect the individual.”

CNet

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Retweeting and the Law

BBC Radio 5 Live

“In the same way as when we had the defamation issue with Lord McAlpine, people who re-tweeted the Sally Bercow tweet were potentially making themselves responsible, re-tweeting can potentially put you in contempt of court and it can constitute harassment.”

BBC Radio 5 Live

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