Data Privacy
India  /  Published 11.06.21

Carnatic vocalist TM Krishna contests IT rules

Carnatic vocalist T.M. Krishna has moved Madras High Court challenging the new information technology rules of the central government. He urged the court to declare the new rules ultra vires of the C...
By PTI in Chennai

India  /  Published 03.06.21

Centre accuses WhatsApp of ‘forcing’ users

The Centre has told the Delhi High Court that social messaging platform WhatsApp was trying to "force" its users to consent to the new privacy policy before the Personal Data Protection Bill...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 30.05.21

Twada privacy privacy, sadda privacy?

When Rushdie created Reverend Mother Naseem, the all-knowing mother in Midnight’s Children who could enter her daughters’ dreams at will, he wasn’t thinking of end-to-end encryption....
By Upala Sen

Opinion  /  Published 30.05.21

Unfriendly facts: Friends reunion

Sir — If there is one lesson this last week has taught me it is that there is nothing certain about life. One minute you are sitting with your family, laughing over an old joke, and the very nex...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 27.05.21

Cong hits out at ‘Big Daddy of control’

By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi


India  /  Published 21.05.21

Govt interest in Facebook user data

Facebook has said it received 40,300 requests from the Indian government for user data in the second half of 2020. This was 13.3 per cent higher from the January-June 2020 period when India had made ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 20.05.21

Govt ultimatum to WhatsApp

The government has ordered WhatsApp to withdraw its controversial new privacy policy, saying the changes undermine the sacrosanct values of privacy, data security and harm rights and interests of Indi...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 20.05.21

YouTube: terms on ads tweaked

Video sharing platform YouTube has announced changes in its terms of services, which confer the company the right to monetise all content on its platform by placing advertisements along its videos fro...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 19.05.21

Govt to WhatsApp: Revoke new policy

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has directed WhatsApp to withdraw its new privacy policy, according to sources. The IT Ministry believes that the changes to WhatsApp privacy po...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 08.05.21

WhatsApp scraps privacy policy update

WhatsApp has scrapped its May 15 deadline for users to accept its controversial privacy policy update and said not accepting the terms will not lead to deletion of accounts. WhatsApp had faced a seve...
By PTI in New Delhi


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