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Data Protection Bill Series: Understanding jurisdiction within and outside India
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Data Protection Bill Series: Understanding jurisdiction within and outside India

The Bill prescribes a broad jurisdiction clause, both territorial and extra-territorial jurisdiction

Data Protection Bill Series: Quick overview of India’s draft data protection law
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Data Protection Bill Series: Quick overview of India’s draft data protection law

Part I of the series on the data protection bill with a quick overview of its various sections.

Microsoft launches a free online course on cloud computing and data protection
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Microsoft launches a free online course on cloud computing and data protection

The two-part course encompasses data protection regulations, security and compliance.

Facebook loses one million monthly active users in Europe due to GDPR in Q2 2018
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Facebook loses one million monthly active users in Europe due to GDPR in Q2 2018

Facebook announced that its stocks fell by 20 percent wiping over $130 billion off its market value.

Google introduces new ad-buying tools with machine learning to fine-tune ads
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Google introduces new ad-buying tools with machine learning to fine-tune ads

The new Google tools will allow machines to fine-tune ads and determine where they will run.

Most Indian firms believe EU's General Data Protection Regulation will help in bringing sense of privacy: Survey
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Most Indian firms believe EU's General Data Protection Regulation will help in bringing sense of privacy: Survey

71 percent of Indian firms believe EU's GDPR will help in bringing a sense of privacy in business and boost innovation in ideas

Facebook, Google, Microsoft accused of violating GDPR laws with unethical policies
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Facebook, Google, Microsoft accused of violating GDPR laws with unethical policies

The companies have been accused of manipulating users into accepting privacy policies they don’t necessarily wish to agree with.

Niti Aayog’s Paper on AI is a good first step but regulatory challenges around data protection laws need more discussion
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Niti Aayog’s Paper on AI is a good first step but regulatory challenges around data protection laws need more discussion

The Paper is designed as an ‘essential pre-read’ document, which will be followed by wider consultations before recommendations for the National Strategy are finalised

Google trying to ease online publisher concerns around GDPR regulations which go into effect in the EU from today
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Google trying to ease online publisher concerns around GDPR regulations which go into effect in the EU from today

The rules threaten fines of as much as 4 percent of company revenues for violations, although attorneys and European Union officials have cautioned there will be a grace period.

With GDPR coming into effect from 25 May, will it restrict the use of Artificial Intelligence by marketers?
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With GDPR coming into effect from 25 May, will it restrict the use of Artificial Intelligence by marketers?

GDPR will impact all domains where AI involves processing of personal data of EU citizens.

GDPR coming into effect will mark the beginning of a new era in consumer trust says Microsoft India President
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GDPR coming into effect will mark the beginning of a new era in consumer trust says Microsoft India President

Microsoft has also made significant investments in its products and services to help customers with GDPR compliance within Azure, Office 365, Windows etc.

Google updates its Privacy Policy for services across Europe ahead of GDPR introduction on 25 May
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Google updates its Privacy Policy for services across Europe ahead of GDPR introduction on 25 May

Google laid out a new Privacy Policy in a blog post on Friday detailing exactly how and why Google collects the data that powers its various products.

Cambridge Analytica row: Users must not be forced to sign terms of consent on social media sites, says parliamentary panel
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Cambridge Analytica row: Users must not be forced to sign terms of consent on social media sites, says parliamentary panel

A parliamentary panel looking into the breach of data by Cambridge Analytica on Wednesday asked the government to ensure that Indian users should not be forced to sign terms of consent on social media platforms.

Google updates its ad-serving platform to comply with the new EU data protection laws
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Google updates its ad-serving platform to comply with the new EU data protection laws

Google is the top vendor of the software that many newspapers and digital media firms use to sell ads on their platforms.

Microsoft is determined in its efforts to ensure data privacy says CEO Satya Nadella
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Microsoft is determined in its efforts to ensure data privacy says CEO Satya Nadella

"Customers must be in control of their data. It is our collective responsibility to keep the data safe," the Microsoft CEO emphasised.

Google is forcing publishers to get user consent for collecting data that it needs to run its ad business
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Google is forcing publishers to get user consent for collecting data that it needs to run its ad business

The dispute reflects differing interpretations of the EU's GDPR, which imposes a range of requirements on how companies collect and process user information.

WhatsApp beta now lets you download user account information which is in compliance with EU's data privacy regulation
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WhatsApp beta now lets you download user account information which is in compliance with EU's data privacy regulation

WhatsApp beta for Android version 2.18.128 comes with an option to request account information which creates a report of your WhatsApp account information and settings which can be accessed or ported to another app

Researcher at the heart of the Cambridge Analytica data breach apologises; says he thought he did nothing wrong
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Researcher at the heart of the Cambridge Analytica data breach apologises; says he thought he did nothing wrong

Facebook has been embroiled in scandal since revelations that Cambridge Analytica misused personal information from as many as 87 million Facebook accounts.

Facebook users under the new EU law have no choice but to accept targeted ads to continue using the platform
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Facebook users under the new EU law have no choice but to accept targeted ads to continue using the platform

Facebook will use what are known as permission screens, pages filled with text that require pressing a button to advance, to notify and obtain approval.

Mark Zuckerberg states that Facebook has no plans to expand some of the European privacy laws globally
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Mark Zuckerberg states that Facebook has no plans to expand some of the European privacy laws globally

Mark Zuckerberg said that Facebook wanted to extend privacy guarantees worldwide in spirit, but would make exceptions, which he declined to describe.