There is a parrot in my pocket

Think of your elderly parents in this situation not even able to seek help.

published on : 1st October 2023

Media organisation 'Behindwoods' says it won't cover funeral ceremonies of public personalities

In a statement, Behindwoods said that the organisation would cover the deaths of public personalities only if a public grievance ceremony is arranged by the families of the bereaved.

published on : 22nd September 2023

TikTok is hit with USD 368 million fine under Europe's strict data privacy rules 

The investigation found that the sign-up process for teen users resulted in settings that made their accounts public by default, allowing anyone to view and comment on their videos.

published on : 15th September 2023

California settles with Google over location privacy practices for USD 93 million

The settlement resolved allegations as part of the lawsuit that Google’s location-privacy practices violated California consumer protection laws.

published on : 15th September 2023

Watching porn in private time, not an offence: Kerala HC cancels case against man

The high court said that declaring such an act as an offence would amount to intrusion of a person's privacy and interference with his personal choice.

published on : 12th September 2023

The fading colours of watchdogs

The same is the case with regulatory agencies as well as tribunals, the watchdogs of markets.

published on : 8th September 2023

Rajya Sabha passes Data Protection Bill 

Minister of State, Electronic and Information Technology,  Rajeev Chandrasekhar called the bill a globally benchmarked law.

published on : 10th August 2023

Rajya Sabha passes Digital Personal Data Protection Bill 2023

The bill which comes after six years of the Supreme Court declaring "Right to Privacy" as a fundamental right has provisions to curb the misuse of individuals' data by online platforms.

published on : 9th August 2023

Lok Sabha passes Personal Data Protection Bill 2023

The government brought up the bill after six years after the Supreme Court declared Right to Privacy as a fundamental right.

published on : 8th August 2023

Data Protection Bill 2023: Everything we need to know

Opposition parties say the Bill gives the government a free pass in case of breaches and will stonewall furnishing data of corrupt government officials.

published on : 6th August 2023

Entities violating digital data protection norms to face penalty of up to Rs 250 crore: DPDP bill

The bill which comes after six years of the Supreme Court declaring the "Right to Privacy" as a fundamental right has provisions to curb the misuse of individuals' data by online platforms.

published on : 3rd August 2023

Simply scientifico

Science is a world in itself. Here are some interesting facts that connect with you

published on : 2nd August 2023

Brij Bhushan case: ‘Victim flagged privacy breach at panel proceedings’

“As you are aware, we were called to the venue with the assurance of complete privacy and confidentiality.

published on : 22nd July 2023

Private guest house owner in Puducherry arrested for installing hidden camera in room

A couple from Puducherry had occupied a room at the private guest house, located on Hundred Feet Road, they noticed a red light blinking from the switch box.

published on : 17th July 2023

Meta launches more parental supervision tools for Instagram. Is it enough?

But many of the features require minors — and their parents — to opt in, raising questions about how effective the measures are.

published on : 27th June 2023

Addressing the mess of big data

Data collection needs to be more careful. Privacy might breach every time an outsourced agency physically collects data clicked and passed on casually to personal WhatsApp numbers. 

published on : 17th June 2023

Centre claims reports of 'data theft' on CoWIN as 'baseless'; orders investigation

This is not the first time CoWIN has come under the scanner for being vulnerable to data breaches. Such a breach was also reported in 2022.

published on : 12th June 2023

Rajshri Deshpande’s Piracy to be screened at Bucheon International Film Festival

The film is a social thriller and follows Rupali (Rajshri), a distressed Mumbai surveillance centre operator, who ignores protocol and begins to investigate incidents happening on her watch.

published on : 9th June 2023

WhatsApp debuts one-to-many broadcasting 'Channels'

Meta described Channels as "a simple, reliable, and private way to receive important updates from people and organizations, right within WhatsApp."

published on : 8th June 2023