Opinion  /  Published 28.07.20

Data haze: Towards a digital control raj?

The report on non-personal data governance framework, released recently, seeks to bring clarity to India’s uncharted data privacy space. While this is welcome, the report seems to have raised mo...
By The Editorial Board in

World  /  Published 18.07.20

German court backs data privacy

A German federal court said on Friday that several laws giving investigators access to personal Internet or phone data were unconstitutional and needed to be amended to better protect privacy. The co...
By Reuters in Karlsruhe

Opinion  /  Published 08.07.20

Aarogya Setu: Privacy in the time of a pandemic

The global coronavirus pandemic has ensured the destruction of the status quo in almost every domain of human activity. While countless lives and livelihoods have been destroyed and the crisis is pick...
By Mandira Narain and Prabhat Mishra  in

Business  /  Published 02.07.20

Carlyle takes 25% in Airtel data arm Nxtra

The Carlyle group is acquiring an about 25 per cent stake in Bharti Airtel’s data centre business —Nxtra Data — for $235 million, or about Rs 1,780 crore, that sets the enterprise va...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Technology  /  Published 23.05.20

Researchers record world's fastest internet data speed

Scientists have achieved the world's fastest internet data speed, which is enough to download 1000 HD movies in a split second, using a single optical chip, an advance that can help scale up the capac...
By PTI in Melbourne

India  /  Published 06.04.18

Up to 5.62 lakh Indian data victims: Facebook

By Our Special Correspondent in

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 in

India  /  Published 03.05.20

No agency collecting data key to analysis

No government agency in India has even started collating the clinical details of patients with severe coronavirus disease, without which any meaningful analysis of the disease’s features is impossib...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.04.20

High Court data privacy query to Kerala

Kerala High Court on Tuesday asked the state government to explain why it had not sought legal opinion before striking a deal with a US-based firm on processing data related to Covid-19 patients, rais...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 04.10.18

Delaying employment data erodes credibility

An economy’s health is largely gauged by systematic and reliable data generated by the government and its agencies. Out of these, changes in employment (and unemployment) data are obviously an extre...
By The Editorial Board in


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