Personal Data

No urgency on pleas against WhatsApp privacy policy, says Delhi HC 

Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for WhatsApp, told the court that as per his client's stand the accounts of those not accepting the new policy will not be deleted for the time being.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Cambridge Analytica scam: Whistleblower Christopher Wylie says group worked with Indian politicians including JD(U)

Wylie said his former employer Cambridge Analytica had an Indian arm and conducted election research on behalf of some parties including the JD(U), now a BJP ally, for 'desired outcome'.

published on : 28th March 2018

Does Facebook possess data from deleted user accounts?

Reports suggest that even though the account is deleted, the social media giant and apps affiliated with it may still have access to personal data.

published on : 21st March 2018

WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton says it’s time to delete Facebook

Concerns were flagged on data privacy in the wake of revelations about Cambridge Analytica’s alleged misuse of Facebook user data.

published on : 21st March 2018

Facebook data controversy drives stock to cheap levels

Facebook's shares were trading at about the cheapest they have been since the social network's initial public offering nearly six years ago.

published on : 21st March 2018

Chinese Apple staff suspected of selling private data

Twenty were Apple employees who allegedly used the company's internal computer system to gather users' names, phone numbers, Apple IDs, and other data.

published on : 8th June 2017