As per the PDP Bill, the Centre can exempt its agencies from the provisions of the Act for protecting national interests and for protecting the security of the State, public order, sovereignty and integrity of India.
With telemedicine, access to proper healthcare will no longer be a problem for the average Indian citizen
54 percent of patients think telemedicine is not reliabile, 30 percent aren't comfortable with technology and data privacy is an area of concern along with regulatory approval for LEO-based internet access.
Apple will report such images to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, which works with police.
In a statement shared on social media, Shilpa Shetty requested that her family's privacy be respected during the course of the legal proceedings against her husband Raj Kundra.
IT Rules 2021 add to fears over online speech, privacy; critics believe it may lead to 'outright censorship'
Critics of the law worry it may lead to outright censorship in a country where digital freedoms have been shrinking since Modi took office in 2014.
A tech worker recently explained in a viral Twitter thread why your phone isn't listening to you, even though it sometimes feels like it is.
Apple's privacy website now has a new 'Labels' section, which details how every in-house Apple application gathers user data.
Meghan Markle wins privacy claim against UK newspaper over publishing 'personal and private' letter to her father
Meghan Markle "had a reasonable expectation that the contents of the letter would remain private. The Mail articles interfered with that reasonable expectation," the judge ruled.
With the data collected from WhatsApp, Facebook Inc may establish a monopoly in digital marketing leading to justified concerns from anti-trust activists
The Signal app has become the top free app on the Play Store and App Store in India.
The CNIL said these cookies, which allow websites to identify users and remember their previous activity and thus provide targeted advertising, were placed on their computers without their expressed consent
Flaws in US census count jeopardise Trump's plan to exclude illegal immigrants from congressional reapportionment
The move, unprecedented in American history, would produce an older, whiter, more rural population base for reallocating House seats that would mostly benefit Republicans, analysts say
The OTP scam can not only give a hacker access to your personal information but also lock you out of your WhatsApp account.
COVID-19 has robbed Indian women of their hard-won privacy — that obscure thing society thinks they don't need
As women, we wear our confinement as our second skin. In return, what we have carved out is our own space — a necessity that the COVID-19 pandemic has taken away
India's IT Ministry has given the companies three weeks to respond to the questionnaire.
The 600,000 euro penalty is the largest ever imposed by APD, and more than 10 times bigger than the authority's previous record penalty.
The updates to Google's privacy controls arrive as the company faces heightened scrutiny on its data collection practices.
Aarogya Setu not ‘open source’ in real sense, claim cybersecurity activists, say server code must be made public
Cybersecurity activists have termed the Indian government's claim of making the source code of Aarogya Setu app public as half-truth.
Sustained pressure on authorities about legality and privacy issues bears fruit.
'Indian govt should convince public on Aarogya Setu's efficacy rather than forcing it on them': Cybersecurity expert Elliot Alderson tells Firstpost
In an interview with Firstpost, Elliot Alderson replied to several assertions made by the Union government about Aarogya Setu, which is being widely being promoted as a contact-tracing app that help to combat COVID-19.