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Parliamentary panel adopts report on data protection amid dissent by several Opposition MPs
India

Parliamentary panel adopts report on data protection amid dissent by several Opposition MPs

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
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 to scan iPhones and iPads in the US for images of child sexual abuse
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Apple to scan iPhones and iPads in the US for images of child sexual abuse

Apple will report such images to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, which works with police.

Shilpa Shetty's appeal amid Raj Kundra row: 'We don't deserve a media trial'
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Shilpa Shetty's appeal amid Raj Kundra row: 'We don't deserve a media trial'

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'
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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.

Your phone's not listening to your conversations, you are likely giving it the information it needs
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Your phone's not listening to your conversations, you are likely giving it the information it needs

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 has launched a new web page that shows what data its own apps gather on you
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Apple has launched a new web page that shows what data its own apps gather on you

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
Entertainment

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.

WhatsApp row: How messaging app's new privacy policy impacts legal rights of Indian citizens
India

WhatsApp row: How messaging app's new privacy policy impacts legal rights of Indian citizens

With the data collected from WhatsApp, Facebook Inc may establish a monopoly in digital marketing leading to justified concerns from anti-trust activists

How to move WhatsApp group chats to Signal messaging app
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How to move WhatsApp group chats to Signal messaging app

The Signal app has become the top free app on the Play Store and App Store in India.

France's data privacy watchdog fines Google, Amazon 135 million euros for advertising cookies
World

France's data privacy watchdog fines Google, Amazon 135 million euros for advertising cookies

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
World

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

WhatsApp users are reportedly facing an 'OTP scam': All you need to know
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WhatsApp users are reportedly facing an 'OTP scam': All you need to know

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
India

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 quizzing TikTok-owner ByteDance, other Chinese companies over content and practices
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India quizzing TikTok-owner ByteDance, other Chinese companies over content and practices

India's IT Ministry has given the companies three weeks to respond to the questionnaire.

Google receives a record fine of 600,000 euros from Belgium's data protection authority
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Google receives a record fine of 600,000 euros from Belgium's data protection authority

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.

Google will now automatically delete your location, web history after 18 months
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Google will now automatically delete your location, web history after 18 months

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
India

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.

Aarogya Setu, India’s contact-tracing app, goes open-source
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Aarogya Setu, India’s contact-tracing app, goes open-source

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
India

'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.