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Jul 19, 2017
Supreme Court hearing Aadhaar petitions: Right to privacy is sacred; Govt must salvage UID schemeThe government's idea of Aadhaar, as a mandatory factor to live as a law-abiding citizen, hinges upon what the Supreme Court's constitutional bench is about to rule on 'Right to Privacy' issue.
Jul 19, 2017
Supreme Court to hear petitions on Aadhaar-privacy issue: Here's why top court set up a 9-judge bench for the matterA nine-judge bench on Wednesday will hear several petitions challenging the government's rule of making Aadhaar mandatory for all citizens.
May 16, 2017
Supreme Court said govt must ensure that WhatsApp users are not 'entrapped'The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the government to ensure that 160 million Indian subscribers are not "entrapped" in any manner by service providers like WhatsApp, which is providing free services to its users.
May 04, 2017
SC reserves order on Aadhaar: Privacy act is urgent requirement to save India from dangers of data breachA comprehensive privacy law in India is an urgent requirement simply because a misuse of personal data due to a possible breach may harm citizens much beyond their current predicament of being hinged to an electronic leash
Apr 28, 2017
Privacy row: Supreme Court and Indian govt must play net nannies to protect gullible users from Facebookboth the government and the highest court of the land must step in to protect legitimate citizen rights by being pro-active and informed — something unsuspecting smartphone users are not good at as the digital explosion creates a new divide between the “knows” and the “know-nots”
Apr 03, 2017
Big brother getting bigger? The privacy issues surrounding Aadhaar are worryingThe dictum in the data age is not the need to know; it is the instinct to harvest the knowable, and the cunning to shape the known
Mar 28, 2017
Aadhaar Act needs a relook from the security and privacy aspect, to avoid mistakes made with the IT ActFor the first time, we are coming across Aadhaar which is providing an interconnected ecosystem. That, from a consumer standpoint, is going to present a huge amount of data privacy issues.
Mar 08, 2017
Google pulled up over unlimited data storage of users, by a Danish consumer watchdogA Danish consumer watchdog has reported Alphabet Inc's Google to the Danish Data Protection Agency for potentially breaking privacy laws by not capping the amount of time personal data is stored on Google's servers, the watchdog said in a statement on Tuesday.
Mar 06, 2017
Mandatory Aadhaar for welfare is fine but govt should address privacy, connectivity issues firstThe Aadhaar project has its uses, certainly, but it is time for some stock-taking of its implementation, including concerns about its creep
Mar 01, 2017
Personal data isn’t a commodity to be sold at the whim of companies, especially in the digital ageData broking in the era of ‘Big Data’ and smart cities leads to big privacy concerns. A recent investigation by The Economic Times revealed that the personal data of lakhs of Indians is available from data brokers for less than a rupee per person.