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Instagram will soon let users control data sharing with third party apps
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Instagram will soon let users control data sharing with third party apps

As per the blogpost, Instagram will introduce these new features gradually over the next six months.

How to use Google services without yielding too much of one's personal data
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How to use Google services without yielding too much of one's personal data

Knowing how Google uses your personal data and what’s the best way for you to minimise it.

US says use of untrusted tech in 5G networks could limit data sharing with allies
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US says use of untrusted tech in 5G networks could limit data sharing with allies

Untrusted tech in allies’ networks could raise questions about the integrity and confidentiality of communications within a country.

Several phone apps feed sensitive data to Facebook without user consent: Report
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Several phone apps feed sensitive data to Facebook without user consent: Report

An analytics tool called “App Events” records user activity and report it back to Facebook.

Mark Zuckerberg's write-up defends Facebook's murky data-sharing practices: Report
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Mark Zuckerberg's write-up defends Facebook's murky data-sharing practices: Report

Mark Zuckerberg’s latest attempt to explain Facebook’s practices is notable for its omissions.

Facebook made customised data-sharing deals with some firms to give them special access to user records: Report
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Facebook made customised data-sharing deals with some firms to give them special access to user records: Report

Facebook is having a bad day every day, the company provided select companies 'customised data-sharing deals' and 'special access to user records'.

Huawei has denied having ever collected any user data despite having a long-standing data-sharing deal with Facebook
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Huawei has denied having ever collected any user data despite having a long-standing data-sharing deal with Facebook

Huawei has said that they never collected or stored Facebook user data, after the social media giant acknowledged it shared such data with Huawei and others

Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull invites Mark Zuckerberg to testify in Parliament over data-sharing with Huawei
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Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull invites Mark Zuckerberg to testify in Parliament over data-sharing with Huawei

Australia's prime minister said that he would welcome Mark Zuckerberg testifying to an Australian parliamentary committee on its data-sharing with Huawei.

Gay-dating app Grindr comes under fire for sharing users' HIV status and location with companies
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Gay-dating app Grindr comes under fire for sharing users' HIV status and location with companies

Researchers worried that including the health information with other data such as location and email address could result in people being identified.

Congress takes down its app after French hacktivist and BJP's allegations of data sharing with Singapore-based servers
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Congress takes down its app after French hacktivist and BJP's allegations of data sharing with Singapore-based servers

As per a Times of India report, the app seemed to have disappeared from the Google Play Store after the French hacker on Sunday warned that he would look into the Indian National Congress's (INC) app and would put out a report shortly.

Key to Indian digital transformation lies in hands of data, says NetApp India
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Key to Indian digital transformation lies in hands of data, says NetApp India

User consent is clearly defined and upon receipt of consumer data, it retains and uses it efficiently.

Understanding the Data Protection White Paper Part V: Clicking on the ‘I Accept’ button before proceeding to use a service or app
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Understanding the Data Protection White Paper Part V: Clicking on the ‘I Accept’ button before proceeding to use a service or app

People are unaware that with this simple click they have given away hordes of extremely private information on themselves to the apps or service providers.

Right to privacy: SC's verdict on KS Puttaswamy case is landmark, but raises five interesting law and policy issues
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Right to privacy: SC's verdict on KS Puttaswamy case is landmark, but raises five interesting law and policy issues

The 547-page verdict and six judicial opinions on the Right to Privacy by the nine-judge bench of the Supreme Court raise several interesting law and policy questions

UC Browser is being probed by the Indian government for sending user data to China: Report
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UC Browser is being probed by the Indian government for sending user data to China: Report

A report claims that UC Browser could be banned in the country, although it isn't clear whether a ban is really necessary at the moment.

70 percent smartphone apps found to share data with third-party services
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70 percent smartphone apps found to share data with third-party services

70 per cent of smartphone apps are reporting personal data to third-party tracking companies like Google Analytics, the Facebook Graph API or Crashlytics, warns a new study.

WhatsApp fined $3 mn for sharing data with Facebook in Italy
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WhatsApp fined $3 mn for sharing data with Facebook in Italy

WhatsApp has been asked by all of the 28 European Union data protection authorities to stop sharing users' data with Facebook.

German court upholds the ban on WhatsApp to share personal data with Facebook
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German court upholds the ban on WhatsApp to share personal data with Facebook

A German court has upheld its decision asking it to obtain the permission of WhatsApp users in the country before processing their personal data to Facebook.

Google seeks an international framework between governments to share data
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Google seeks an international framework between governments to share data

Google received more than 31,000 requests, the most number of request for user data in a six-month period since 2010.

EU backs data sharing deal with the US for security and terrorism investigations
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EU backs data sharing deal with the US for security and terrorism investigations

European Parliament lawmakers backed a data-sharing deal on Thursday with the United States for security and terrorism investigations which aims to safeguard data exchanged between national authorities.