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Jul 04, 2018
Full text: WhatsApp reveals its plan to deal with fake news in a letter to govtWhatsApp said that they have been testing ways to curb the problem of fake news.
Apr 20, 2018
Make Facebook commit it won't misuse user data to influence polls in India, parliamentary committee tells CentreThe panel headed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Anurag Thakur told the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology to take a pledge in writing from Facebook that it would not "misuse" the data "politically or otherwise", sources said.
Mar 29, 2018
Indian government issues notice to Facebook asking for information on the Cambridge Analytica data breachIn the letter addressed to Facebook by MeitY, the government asks Facebook whether data has been used to manipulate the Indian electoral process in any way.
Jan 05, 2018
Cybercrime cases have increased to more than 12,000 cases in 2016Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the government was working with Interpol and CBI to identify sites that had child pornographic material.
Jan 04, 2018
Aadhaar database access found to be sold on WhatsApp for Rs 500; UIDAI official acknowledges major data breachPaying Rs 500, the investigating team were able to obtain a 'Login ID and username' which allows access to all particulars listed under any Aadhaar number.
Jan 02, 2018
CERT-In could not establish that Blue Whale Challenge Game caused children to commit suicideThe committee in its interim findings found that "CERT-In could not establish any involvement of Blue Whale game in any of the incidents reported to them".
Dec 29, 2017
Ravi Shankar Prasad says he will "get the entire facts" about Facebook's Aadhaar 'test'Ravi Shankar Prasad also said that the government is going to bring very soon a data protection law
Dec 27, 2017
DoT has directed ISPs to block over 4,000 URLs that contain material related to the sexual abuse of childrenManoj Sinha said ISPs implement blocking of internet websites/ URLs by using a suitable technology.
Dec 19, 2017
Facebook Transparency Report: Government data requests from India up by 3529 times in the first half of 2017Facebook restricted access to 1,228 pieces of content "in response to legal requests from law enforcement agencies and the ICERT within MeitY.
Dec 11, 2017
Government unlikely to give tax exemption to Apple for manufacturing iPhones in IndiaThe disagreement could be a stumbling block, and risks delaying Apple’s plans to penetrate the Indian market.