Data Privacy
Business  /  Published 08.09.22

Data privacy bill ready for launch

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said the government intends to bring a revised data protection bill “sooner rather than later” which will address all the concerns over pri...
By Our Special Correspondent

Opinion  /  Published 30.08.22

Modi's non-cooperation in Pegasus probe

The Supreme Court’s observation that the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not cooperate with a court-appointed investigation into allegations of phone hacking using the Israeli spy...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 27.08.22

Parliament panel grills Twitter officials

A parliamentary panel questioned top Twitter officials over a whistle-blower's revelations on its India operations, and gave them a dressing-down as their replies on issues of data security and pr...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.02.22

Advisory but no reins on ed-tech firms

The Narendra Modi government on Wednesday remained non-committal on regulating ed-tech companies that have proliferated in the past two years to provide online coaching, study material, certificate co...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 21.12.21

Above the rest: Data Bill

It is not personal. Or, at least, it is not just personal. That is what a joint committee of Parliament concluded in its final report on the personal data protection bill. The draft legislation, which...
By The Editorial Board


Science Tech  /  Published 26.07.21

Guard your privacy with these tools

You are not being paranoid if you are overly concerned about your personal data being stolen online, especially after the Pegasus hacking controversy. The threat is real. Big corporations and tech com...
By Surit Doss

India  /  Published 14.07.21

India accounted for highest number of govt requests for account info in Jul-Dec 2020: Twitter

India was the single largest source of government requests for account information received by Twitter, accounting for 25 per cent of the global volume, in the July-December 2020 period, the microblog...
By PTI, Our Bureau in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 10.07.21

Letters to the editor: WhatsApp’s new privacy policy, post-Covid ‘revenge travel’

Hold off Sir — In a temporary respite for those Indian citizens who were circumspect about having to accept WhatsApp’s new privacy policy, the popular messaging app has said that it will ...
By The Telegraph

Business  /  Published 03.07.21

Big Tech threat to banking

Plans by Big Tech to foray further into India’s financial sector pose risks for traditional banks as the tech firms have the potential to become dominant players in financial services, the centr...
By Reuters in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 30.06.21

FB interim report on July 2

Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday said it will publish an interim report on July 2 as mandated by the IT rules and provide information on the number of messages or posts it has removed between Ma...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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