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Data Protection
Opinion  /  Published 22.07.21

Big brothers: Pegasus snoopgate

Surveillance, real or imagined, is emblematic of both absolute power as well as its corruption. The United States of America and its allies recently accused China of being the patron of a global espio...
By The Editorial Board

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 04.06.21

WhatsApp policy clarity

WhatsApp on Thursday said it will not limit the functionality of the messaging app for users not agreeing to its new privacy policy, but will continue to send reminders about the update. WhatsApp sai...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 28.05.21

Editorial: Misty past

It is never easy when there is no defined law on an issue. The right to be forgotten, for instance, has become an urgent theme, since the internet, databases and social media platforms can retain pers...
By The Editorial Board

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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

Opinion  /  Published 26.04.21

Editorial: Skewed focus

Trust is imperative; this is the principle underlying the new regulations unveiled by the European Union to govern the use of artificial intelligence. Trust can only stem from transparency. Therefore,...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 17.02.21

Facebook fined in Italy over data protection

Italy’s competition watchdog said on Wednesday it had fined Facebook 7 million euros (USD 8.5 million) for not complying with a request by the regulator to correct improper commercial practices ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Rome

India  /  Published 15.02.21

SC notice to Centre, WhatsApp over privacy

The Supreme Court Monday asked the Centre and WhatsApp to reply to a fresh plea alleging lower standards of privacy for Indians in comparison to European users saying it is the duty of the judiciary t...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 27.01.21

CCI expresses data privacy concern

Data privacy can take the form of non-price competition and abuse of dominance can lower privacy protection, a study conducted by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) has said.   The study ...
By PTI in New Delhi


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