The government plans to introduce fresh legislation that can cater to the ongoing 'sea change in the local and global technology environment'
In the lawsuit filed Monday in a District of Columbia court, D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine alleges Google has “systematically” deceived consumers about...
As Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021 is approved in the Lok Sabha, let's take a look at the challenges the Aadhaar Card and Voter ID linkage faces while the...
Recording wife’s conversation on telephone without her knowledge amounts to infringement of privacy, the Punjab and Haryana High Court observed on Monday.
"Neither WhatsApp nor your backup service provider will be able to read your backups or access the key required to unlock it," WhatsApp stated in its blogpost.
For many parents, revelations this week from whistleblower Frances Haugen showing internal Facebook studies of the harms of Instagram for teenagers only...
While the Personal Data Protection Bill is being scrutinised in the Joint Parliamentary Committee for over a year and a half now, major data breaches and...
Anyone can make anyone worthy of intrusive surveillance
A Bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh said that in view of the firm's stand it would hear the pleas on August 27.
The European Union's Court of Justice ruled that ‘under certain conditions’ a national watchdog has the power to take a company to court over a GDPR...
Incorrect interpretations are being made of the new regulations around social media. It is important to have the regulation to protect ourselves from the...
WhatsApp took an objection to a traceability clause in the new IT Rules that requires social media platforms to locate 'the first originator of the...
The IT Ministry termed WhatsApp's last moment challenge to the intermediary guidelines as an unfortunate attempt to prevent norms from coming into effect.
'They (WhatsApp) have clear double standards! Our govt and our law should define and protect our privacy, not these platforms!,' Mohandas Pai said.
Google has also announced new enhancements to its Password Manager, which helps users create, remember, save and auto-fill passwords across the web.
Illinois is the only state with a law that allows people to seek monetary damages for data collection without their consent
London High Court ruled in her favour involving articles in February 2019 that published extracts of a 'personal and private' letter to her estranged father.
The cocky challenges to India by digital monopolies need to be addressed quickly
The victim is a law student and was on a trip to Delhi via Mathura with her boyfriend and group of other LLB friends when she lost her pen dive.
Dr Abhay Chawla explains why the recent controversy over WhatsApp should serve as a wake-up call for those who believe in data privacy.
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It is time we start working towards an ‘atmanirbhar’ digital India, and formulate regulations that protect citizens from predatory digital monopolies.