Science Tech  /  Published 21.02.22

Your email can be tracked…

Did you know that whenever you open an email and read it, you are actually sending an enormous amount of data back to the sender? An image tracker of one pixel can be hidden anywhere in the email. Th...
By Surit Doss

Lifestyle  /  Published 15.02.22

Privacy comes first for Apple

It is always about privacy-first for Apple, which the company has highlighted with the recent changes to AirTags, which was launched last year to help locate personal belongings. Then came reports of ...
By Mathures Paul

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

India  /  Published 03.01.22

FB, WhatsApp get more time

The Delhi High Court Monday extended the time for filing replies by Facebook and WhatsApp to two notices issued to them by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) which has ordered a probe into the ...
By Our Bureau, PTI 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


Business  /  Published 28.08.21

WhatsApp hearing in Oct

The Delhi high court on Friday said it will hear in October the appeals of Facebook and WhatsApp, challenging its single-judge order dismissing their pleas against the probe ordered by the Competition...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 09.08.21

Snooping: Power thrives on mistrust

Even though instances of snooping erupt into the public consciousness occasionally, they are pervasive in the modern world. States that do not spy on other States are deemed quixotic. Snooping on citi...
By Valson Thampu

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


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