data privacy

Google fined Rs 1,224 crore for 'illegally' collecting children's data on YouTube

The settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and the New York state Attorney General is the largest amount in a case involving the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, a 1998 US federal law.

published on : 4th September 2019

'We don't operate there': TikTok refutes Shashi Tharoor's claim on sharing data with China

Tharoor said there were reports that the Chinese government received data from TikTok through the wholly state-owned China Telecom.

published on : 2nd July 2019

Playboy quits Facebook over data privacy scandal

The adult entertainment group said it had long faced difficulties in dealing with Facebook due to "strict content and policy guidelines".

published on : 28th March 2018

UK MPs demand Mark Zuckerberg testify on data row after he offers deputy

British MPs renewed a demand on Tuesday to interview Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg over a data privacy row that has rocked the social media giant.

published on : 27th March 2018

Your Aadhaar is now just a Google search away, says French ethical hacker

Aadhaar data provided to approved third party affiliates can be found with a simple Google search using the Aadhaar catchphrase ‘Mera Aadhaar Meri Pehchan’.

published on : 17th March 2018

Head of BJP IT cell calls for law to regulate data privacy

Maybe there has to be a law to be thought about in the future, Arvind Gupta says.

published on : 20th February 2017