TN government to distribute free 2GB/day data cards to college students

The cards will be issued to about 9.69 lakh students studying in the govt and aided arts and science colleges, polytechnic colleges, engineering colleges.

published on : 10th January 2021

Latest update does not change data-sharing practices with Facebook: WhatsApp

The company stated that users will have to agree to the new terms and policy by February 8, 2021, in order to continue using WhatsApp's service.

published on : 9th January 2021

Economy likely to contract 7.7 per cent in 2020-21: National Statistical Office

As per the first advanced estimates of the national income released by the National Statistical Office on Thursday, there was contraction in almost all sectors with the exception of agriculture.

published on : 7th January 2021

Parliamentary panel examining Personal Data Protection Bill recommends 89 changes: Meenakshi Lekhi

The bill was drafted following a Supreme Court judgement in August 2017 that declared 'Right to Privacy' a fundamental right.

published on : 7th January 2021

WhatsApp updates terms of service, privacy policy for user data processing and Facebook integration

The message to users noted that the key updates include more information about WhatsApp's service and how it processes user data.

published on : 6th January 2021

Chennai data centre market to more than double in three years as Rs 120 billion pours in

Chennai’s data centre market is presently estimated to be at a capacity of around 70 MW and occupies approximately 2 million square feet of real estate space

published on : 6th January 2021

Telangana govt plans to capture health data to further Life Sciences sector

The data collection involves adoption of electronics record-keeping mechanisms, online portals, and mobile-applications.

published on : 6th January 2021

Israel's virus surveillance tool tests its democratic norms

Officials say the technology has been a critical tool in keeping track of the outbreak and insist they have struck a balance between protecting individual rights and public health.

published on : 1st January 2021

PIL in HC claims GPay unauthorisedly accessing Aadhaar data of citizens

The petitioner has claimed that G Pay was accessing Aadhaar data in alleged violation of the Aadhaar Act of 2016, Payments and Settlement Systems Act 2007 and Banking Regulations Act 1949.

published on : 31st December 2020

Telangana: Mozilla Foundation questions data usage by Samagra Vedika, raises privacy issues

The research pointed out that no notification was issued by the government regarding how and when the databases are being used.

published on : 28th December 2020

Submit data on castes, communities and tribe within six months: Tamil Nadu government tells panel

This quantifiable data would also be necessary to support the policy of 69 per cent reservation followed in the State.

published on : 22nd December 2020

Shah asks central armed police forces to furnish leave data of jawans

MHA has directed these forces to depute a senior officer in the rank of an additional director general (in-charge of human resources) to submit a report in this context by the first week of January.

published on : 10th December 2020

France imposes 135 million euros in fines on Google, Amazon over advertising cookies

France's CNIL data privacy watchdog said that the fines were 'for having placed advertising cookies on the computers of users without obtaining prior consent'.

published on : 10th December 2020

Clear backlog of over 91,000 bail pleas, SC urges High Courts

Citing figures from the National Data Judicial Grid, a bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Indira Banerjee expressed concern over the pending bail applications.

published on : 30th November 2020

An app that promises to give candidates the edge

Temporary sheds erected by parties and party workers sitting inside and counting the number of people is the sight that greets every voter on the polling booth premises on an election day. 

published on : 30th November 2020
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