privacy

US abortion ruling: Democrats seek probe of tech's use of personal data

The CEOs of Google and Apple were urged to prohibit apps on the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store from using data-mining practices that could facilitate the targeting of individuals.

published on : 25th June 2022

Woman gets 'creepy' messages from Swiggy agent, shares experience on Twitter

Swiggy’s escalation team and the CEO’s office reportedly contacted the woman to assure her that they would take all necessary steps to stop such incidents in the future.

published on : 18th June 2022

ExpressVPN shuts servers in India over new data law

The British Virgin Island-based ExpressVPN has removed its servers from India, saying it will continue to fight to keep users connected to the open and free internet with privacy and security.

published on : 3rd June 2022

DC sues Zuckerberg over Cambridge Analytica privacy breach

Cambridge Analytica gathered details on as many as 87 million Facebook users without their permission. Their data is alleged to have been used to manipulate the 2016 presidential election.

published on : 24th May 2022

End of Privacy—Are We Past the Last Frontier?

This unparalleled privacy crisis that we are seeing today is well beyond the tipping point.

published on : 15th May 2022

Google tightens privacy rules for app makers

This comes at a time when privacy concerns are increasing across the world. Google said developers are required to complete this data safety section for their apps by July 20.

published on : 27th April 2022

This Adaptation Works in Parts

Tanay falls for the nameless guest the moment he lays eyes on him, but the latter, some kind of artist apparently, brushes off the advances initially.

published on : 10th April 2022

US, EU agree new pact on transatlantic transfers of personal data

The urgently needed arrangements came as US tech giants faced a barrage of lawsuits from EU activists who are concerned about the ability of US security services to access the personal data of Europea

published on : 25th March 2022

Facebook parent Meta settles decade-old data-privacy lawsuit

As part of the proposed settlement, which must still be approved by a judge, Meta has agreed to delete all the data it “wrongfully collected” during the period of 2010 and 2011.

published on : 16th February 2022

Jacqueline Fernandez requests media to respect privacy after picture with alleged conman surfaces

Fernandez has previously appeared before the Enforcement Directorate in connection with a money-laundering investigation involving Chandrashekhar and others.

published on : 9th January 2022

France fines Google, Facebook millions over tracking consent

Visitors to Facebook, Google's French homepage and YouTube were being nudged to say yes, which meant they weren't freely giving their consent, a violation of French data protection rules.

published on : 6th January 2022

Telangana HC notices to government, Hyderabad police chief over use of facial recognition tech

A PIL was filed in the Telangana HC challenging the deployment of facial recognition tech without any valid law on various grounds including violation of right to privacy, rule of law and equality.

published on : 4th January 2022

Reliance Industries chief Mukesh Ambani backs data privacy, cryptocurrency bills

Stating that data is the 'new oil', he said that nations have the right to build and protect strategic digital infrastructure.

published on : 3rd December 2021

Pegasus order calls for cautious optimism

International targeted surveillance with a political agenda, to fulfil the interests of the market forces or of those who run the electoral autocracies, poses a civilisational threat.

published on : 15th November 2021

Facebook parent Meta to remove sensitive ad categories

Meta Platforms Inc. said in a blog post that the decision was “not easy and we know this change may negatively impact some businesses and organizations." 

published on : 10th November 2021
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