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WhatsApp’s new privacy policy violates the IT law and rules: Centre to Delhi high court
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WhatsApp’s new privacy policy violates the IT law and rules: Centre to Delhi high court

WhatsApp's new privacy policy came into effect from 15 May, but the platform says it will not be deleting accounts of those users who have not accepted it.

Facebook quiz app Nametests exposed data of over 120 million users
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Facebook quiz app Nametests exposed data of over 120 million users

Turns out, that "Which Disney princess are you?" quiz wasn’t worth giving up your info.

Law enforcement may have found a workaround to Apple's iOS 12 security features
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Law enforcement may have found a workaround to Apple's iOS 12 security features

“Compromising the security of our personal information can ultimately put our personal safety at risk” - Tim Cook

Austrian data privacy activist takes aim at 'forced consent' saying it violates rights under GDPR
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Austrian data privacy activist takes aim at 'forced consent' saying it violates rights under GDPR

Max Schrems filed complaints against Google, Facebook and others, arguing they were acting illegally via 'forced consent' as it violates rights under GDPR

Watch: Learn about how Aadhaar's future hangs in a balance on Daily Dope
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Watch: Learn about how Aadhaar's future hangs in a balance on Daily Dope

Daily Dope's Nikita Rana gives us the gist about the complaints registered by the petitioners and how the state has addressed the Aadhaar issue

Facebook's negligent attitude towards our privacy can have serious consequences: Here's how to protect yourself
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Facebook's negligent attitude towards our privacy can have serious consequences: Here's how to protect yourself

The most recent reports indicate that Cambridge Analytica alone managed to access the private information of over 50 million individuals on Facebook.

Apple fires back at advertisers complaining about new privacy features coming to Safari browser
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Apple fires back at advertisers complaining about new privacy features coming to Safari browser

At WWDC 2017, Apple announced a new feature for the Safari web browser called Intelligent Tracking Prevention, which fights targeted advertising

Facebook fined 1.2 million euros by Spain's data protection watchdog over advertisers accessing user data
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Facebook fined 1.2 million euros by Spain's data protection watchdog over advertisers accessing user data

Facebook has collected personal data from its users in Spain without informing them how such information would be used.

SC declaration on Right to Privacy has no direct impact on WhatsApp, Facebook
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SC declaration on Right to Privacy has no direct impact on WhatsApp, Facebook

The SC's judgment declaring the Right to Privacy a fundamental right will have no direct impact on WhatsApp and Facebook, said a cyber security expert.

SC wants the govt to protect the privacy of users from service providers like WhatsApp
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SC wants the govt to protect the privacy of users from service providers like WhatsApp

The bench also questioned whether WhatsApp can impose any condition on its users here which violated any part of the Constitution.

SC to decide if WhatsApp privacy policy affects users' rights;
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SC to decide if WhatsApp privacy policy affects users' rights; "Why do you share the data?" asks bench

The Supreme Court today said it was "concerned" whether the citizens' rights were being affected by WhatsApp's 2016 privacy policy

EU accuses Facebook of misleading information over WhatsApp data sharing policy
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EU accuses Facebook of misleading information over WhatsApp data sharing policy

The European Commission has an issue with the response Facebook gave when asked for information on linking WhatsApp user data with that of Facebook.

Evernote is tweaking privacy policy to allow machine learning technologies to access user content
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Evernote is tweaking privacy policy to allow machine learning technologies to access user content

Evernote is tweaking the privacy policy to allow employees to access account information to make sure their machine learning features are working correctly.

Why India failed to prevent Whatsapp data sharing with Facebook while UK succeeded
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Why India failed to prevent Whatsapp data sharing with Facebook while UK succeeded

UK’s success in stopping Facebook shows how a strong data protection legislation can go a long way in protecting individual privacy and preventing abuse of by large corporates.

WhatsApp says it is going to comply with the Delhi High Court order
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WhatsApp says it is going to comply with the Delhi High Court order

WhatsApp is going to rework the privacy policy complying with the Delhi High Court order.

WhatsApp will share user data with Facebook regardless of Delhi HC order demanding otherwise
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WhatsApp will share user data with Facebook regardless of Delhi HC order demanding otherwise

WhatsApp has refused to comply with a Delhi High Court order to delete all user data collected before 25 September. The order required WhatsApp to also delete the data of all users who opted out of WhatsApp’s new privacy policy.

Facebook asked to delete WhatsApp user data in Germany over data protection law infringement
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Facebook asked to delete WhatsApp user data in Germany over data protection law infringement

A German privacy regulator ordered Facebook on Tuesday to stop collecting and storing data of German users of its messaging app WhatsApp and to delete all data that has already been forwarded to it.

WhatsApp tells Delhi High Court it does not access user data; its Privacy Policy says otherwise
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WhatsApp tells Delhi High Court it does not access user data; its Privacy Policy says otherwise

The Delhi High Court has asked WhatsApp to file a short affidavit before 20 September explaining the factual position.

WhatsApp tells High Court that they don't have access to user data
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WhatsApp tells High Court that they don't have access to user data

Instant messaging platform WhatsApp today opposed in Delhi High Court a plea alleging that privacy of its users has been threatened by a new privacy policy announced by Facebook.

WhatsApp's new privacy policy: Are you really surprised?
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WhatsApp's new privacy policy: Are you really surprised?

The latest conundrum over WhatsApp's privacy policy reminds me of the old adage - All good things come to an end.