Technology  /  Published 06.07.20

iOS 14 and Android 11 promise big on security

Privacy matters. The information on your phone is yours. The biggest takeaway from Apple’s recent WWDC announcements is that privacy cannot be compromised. This means, apps that track you across...
By Mathures Paul

Opinion  /  Published 13.11.19

Snooping a grievous offence

Sir — The snooping on the WhatsApp messages of journalists, lawyers and activists in India with the Israeli spyware, Pegasus, can indicate one of two things — either the current dispensati...

India  /  Published 21.12.18

'Snoopendra' logs in

The Centre has named nine central agencies and Delhi police as those authorised to intercept, monitor and decrypt information transmitted by or stored in any computer, raising the spectre of an Orwell...
By Anita Joshua and G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.12.18

The high price of 'free' digital platforms

Freedom is not quite ‘free’. The power of digital platforms — also labelled ‘technological giants’ — has brought this irony home. Whether it is the Australian Competition and Consumer Comm...
By The Editorial Board

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 11.07.19

Selling government data: It's complicated

By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 10.07.19

Students' fundamental right to privacy is at stake

The Age of Information idolizes digital connections. But the desire to establish such links may not always be innocent. A letter from the department of higher education has ‘requested’ — directe...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 06.05.20

Aarogy Setu app is safe: Govt

The coronavirus tracking app Aarogya Setu was 'secure' and there was no privacy breach in it, Union IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday, rejecting charges that it was a 'sophisticated su...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.05.20

No security beach in Aarogya Setu app: govt

The government on Wednesday said no data or security breach has been identified in Aarogya Setu after an ethical hacker raised concerns about a potential security issue in the app.The app is the gover...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.03.20

HC to Yogi: No banners

Allahabad High Court has asked the Yogi Adityanath government to immediately remove roadside banners containing photographs and addresses of citizens it has branded “rioters”, noting that the righ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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