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Opinion  /  Published 26.09.19

Internet access is a fundamental human right

Even a single source of light can provide enough illumination to pierce through darkness. This was evident in the recent verdict of the Kerala High Court, which ruled that internet access is a fundame...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 26.06.19

RBI slightly eases data storage rules

The Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday cut some slack for banks and payment system providers such as Mastercard and Visa, permitting them to store data relating to certain transactions on their server...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 07.03.19

Fight for right to privacy must be ceaseless

Snooping is quite noble. Something to this effect seemed to be the underlying message of the Narendra Modi government’s affidavit to the Supreme Court last week. In January, the Supreme Court had gi...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 11.12.19

Govt's digital agenda under watch

The Narendra Modi government has been aggressively pushing a digital agenda, which is noble in intent but flawed in purpose. Digital records of citizens enable the poorest of the poor to gain access t...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 11.12.19

Govt to send data protection bill to JSC

The government proposed on Wednesday to send the Personal Data Protection Bill to a joint select committee of both Houses of Parliament amid protests by the Opposition.Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, ...
By PTI in New Delhi

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India  /  Published 04.12.19

Cabinet approves Personal Data Protection Bill

The government on Wednesday approved the Personal Data Protection Bill that will spell out a framework for handling of personal data including its processing by public and private entities.The decisio...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 27.12.18

Why the Centre had to reiterate its licence to snoop

What remains unsaid often says more than what is said. The Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government did not focus on the goal of national security — the principle usually c...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 15.06.19

IT firms, start-ups share wish list

Representatives of the infotech sector, start-ups and industry associations such as Nasscom, IAMAI and MAIT met minister of state for finance Anurag Thakur on Saturday. Data protection, taxation and b...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 08.07.19

BA faces £183m data breach fine

Britain’s data regulator said on Monday it wants to fine British Airways £183 million over a data breach that compromised information on half a million customers — the biggest fine to date under ...
By AP in London

Opinion  /  Published 05.02.20

Privacy and hunt for the code

The DNA technology (use and application) regulation bill and the personal data protection bill are under consideration by two separate parliamentary committees. It is necessary to discuss the nature o...
By Mandira Narain and Nupur Chowdhury


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