India  /  Published 09.01.21

Privacy worry on WhatsApp

“Respect for your privacy is coded into our DNA. Since we started WhatsApp, we’ve aspired to build our Services with a set of strong privacy principles in mind,” the old privacy poli...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 28.12.20

New divisions: the cruel virtual interior

The definitive conditions of privacy are available only to the privileged. Ever since the European Enlightenment deepened the importance of the individual and sharpened claims of private property and ...
By Saikat Majumdar

Business  /  Published 13.12.20

Data policy key to future

Tata Sons chairman N. Chandrasekaran on Saturday said post-Covid-19, the new world order offers limitless opportunity for India but for the country to be ready to participate in it, there is a need to...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Science Tech  /  Published 07.12.20

Steps to improve your digital privacy

Privacy is Power, Carissa Veliz: The moment you check your phone in the morning you are giving away your data. ...
By Mathures Paul in Calcutta

Science Tech  /  Published 30.11.20

To stay safe on Facebook, hide

We all know that Facebook can open your life like a book to anyone who is interested. However, youngsters need it for the online jobs it throws up from time to time while others need it to keep in tou...
By Surit Doss


Science Tech  /  Published 11.10.20

Lesson From TikTok? It’s all about data

Is TikTok, the Chinese-owned social network that is used mostly by teenagers to post dance videos, a national security threat? Whether or not TikTok’s code has been doing something nefarious, th...
By Brian X. Chen

Science Tech  /  Published 07.10.20

Are you being tracked in the digital world?

After visiting a website, one can only assume to have left the website behind. But what you carry forward is at times a mess of privacy. When was the last time you complained of advertisements related...
By Mathures Paul

Science Tech  /  Published 20.09.20

Delete it right before you recycle

Most of us get rid of our old smartphones or computers by handing it down to our children, friends, employees, or we donate or sell them. But we often forget a critical step before we dispose of them....
By Surit Doss

World  /  Published 18.08.20

Google’s clash with Australia panel

Internet giant Google on Monday criticised proposed Australian antitrust laws, saying its free search service would be “at risk” and users’ personal data could be shared if it is mad...
By Reuters, AP in Sydney

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


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