The US government said its order, previously announced by Donald Trump in August, will combat China's malicious collection of American citizens' personal data
For all users, except the ones in Europe, the data is shared by default and there is no option to turn it off.
Personal Data Protection Bill 2019 is out; law raises questions on govt provisions which hint at unfettered access to data
The bill is listed for introduction in the Parliament’s Winter Session, which is set to conclude on 13 December.
The bill will apparently allow the governments to analyse personal data when required and if necessary.
E-retailers cannot influence prices of goods on platform; must adhere to fair trade practices: Draft guidelines
The Consumer Affairs Ministry has issued draft 'The Consumer Protection (e-Commerce) Rules, 2019 and sought comments on the same by 2 December
This comes after Apple revealed it had a Siri grading program, in which people listen to snippets of conversations.
These apps take personal data from sources like Wi-Fi connections and metadata stored in photos.
The probe comes after complaints that Google is playing fast and loose with people's data.
Top of the list was 123456, appearing in more than 23 million passwords.
Facebook and Twitter have apparently failed to explain how they plan to comply with local data laws.
Marketed as the "most downloaded weather app,” The app claims of having about 45 million users a month.
This can include data from social media accounts, banking details, even services like Uber, Netflix.
The compromised Marriott database contains not only credit card information but passport data.
Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Google and Facebook have a combined market capitalization of $3.7 trillion.
A wide range of data, including passengers' names, dates of birth and more was exposed in the hack.
The arrested woman, who allegedly masterminded the extortion bid, is the secretary of Sharma and the trio had threatened to leak the data and misuse the information to cause the firm loss and dent its public image, officials said.
The group wrote to R S Prasad saying that the bill "harm the overall globalization of the economy."
Congress' goals might be to prevent states from enacting stronger privacy protections of their own.
Amazon, Google, Apple, AT&T, Charter Communications, Twitter told that they back privacy regulations.
Information sellers post ads in online groups and negotiate with buyers through private messages.