Technology  /  Published 05.01.20

Facebook stalking you? Stop it now

[{"id":1,"type":"text","value":"Q Facebook seems to know whenever I buy something and is actually learning my shopping habits. Is there a way to stop this?Diya MalhotraYou probably became aware of thi...
By Surit Doss in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 22.01.20

Pichai’s free Net pitch

Google chief Sundar Pichai on Wednesday said the world needs a free and open internet for everyone and hoped that all countries will come together for a common regulatory framework for artificial inte...
By PTI in Davos

North East  /  Published 08.03.20

Speaker concern over ‘leak’

A day after the Assam budget was allegedly uploaded on the finance department’s website on Friday, almost two hours before finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tabled it in the Assembly, Speaker Hit...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati

World  /  Published 11.12.18

FB scrutiny plan a 'game-changer'

An Australian plan for tougher scrutiny and a new regulatory body to check the dominance of tech giants Facebook and Google in the online advertising and news markets has been described as a potential...
By Reuters in Sydney

India  /  Published 04.11.19

No privacy for anybody: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday took strong exception to the alleged phone-tapping of a senior IPS officer and his family members by the Chhattisgarh government.“What is the need to do like this? No pri...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 11.12.19

Data privacy bill row

The Personal Data Protection Bill was on Wednesday referred to a joint select committee of both Houses of Parliament amid strong protests from the Opposition, which said citizens’ right to privacy w...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 28.11.19

The internet is making spies out of citizens

Each one of us possesses a sense of self that is unique and unlikely to be confused with anyone else’s. There may be times when we sense our uniqueness melt away and merge with something beyond the ...
By Samantak Das

Opinion  /  Published 26.04.19

The right to express one's gender

Enlightened laws are not enough, enlightened courts are needed to implement them. The Madras High Court addressed, point by point, the refusal of the government authorities to register the marriage be...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 12.09.19

Oil, data don’t mix in world of FB and Ambani

Facebook has squared off for battle against Reliance Industries’ chairman Mukesh Ambani over India’s tough data privacy regulations.On Thursday, Facebook’s vice-president for global affairs and ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.05.20

Claim: Aarogya holes exposed

A cyber-security engineer has flagged privacy-related holes in Aarogya Setu, a mobile app promoted by the Indian government as a “bodyguard” that allows people to assess their risk of catching the...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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