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Facebook loses lawsuit, must face privacy class action

Last month, Facebook agreed to pay a record USD 5 billion fine to settle a Federal Trade Commission data privacy probe.

10 Aug 2019 10:25 AM

Twitter admits it may have used user data for ads without permission

Consumer data is a powerful tool that companies use to decide where to place advertisements.

07 Aug 2019 11:59 AM

Viral ‘make-old’ software now owns private data of more than 120 million people

The FaceApp software lets people transform their face to make it look younger, look older, or even change gender.

18 Jul 2019 11:10 AM

Would you say goodbye to social media for data privacy?

Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, have become a significant part of our lives and 82 per cent of people now use them.

24 Jun 2019 1:01 PM

Google committed to user data privacy, says top official

Google has doubled down on commitment to provide best in class, privacy settings and controls said Google's Keith Enright.

31 May 2019 2:33 PM

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Google debuts privacy controls, principles at I/O event

The announcements were dotted throughout nearly two hours of product updates from the search giant at its annual Google I/O developers.

08 May 2019 10:48 AM

Apple touts data privacy in TV ad campaign

The spot shows a variety of situations such as people closing window blinds, doors or shower curtains to seek privacy.

15 Mar 2019 11:42 AM

Safer Internet Day: What is in store for Indian enterprises on data privacy?

Global organisations have already begun their journey to amplify their privacy controls in alliance with the upcoming legislation.

05 Feb 2019 6:27 PM

Advocacy group drafts US privacy bill as effort grows to make law next year

Businesses have raised concerns about their ability to comply with California’s law.

14 Dec 2018 11:43 AM

EU privacy chief expects first round of fines under new law by year-end

Regulators are set to exercise their new powers by handing out fines and even temporary bans on companies that breach a new EU privacy law.

10 Oct 2018 9:26 AM

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SC upholds Aadhaar but with caution, both sides of debate claim victory

The verdict was widely welcomed, with both sides in the acrimonious debate over Aadhaar's merits, claiming victory.

26 Sep 2018 7:58 PM

SC rules Aadhaar Act valid, but card need not be linked to mobile, bank

Top courted said Aadhaar empowered the marginalised, also ruled that private entities can't ask for it.

26 Sep 2018 11:17 AM

Google to acknowledge privacy mistakes as US seeks input

Google will reportedly acknowledge that it has made “mistakes” on privacy issues in testimony.

26 Sep 2018 9:35 AM

US attorneys general discuss social media privacy concerns

The gathering at the Justice Department was scheduled to discuss whether tech giants are “stifling the free exchange of ideas” and more.

26 Sep 2018 9:05 AM

Microsoft, Adobe and SAP announce Open Data initiative

The companies said data alliance will make it easier for clients running their applications to get a better overview of the customer.

26 Sep 2018 7:53 AM

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Can Aadhaar be made mandatory? SC verdict today

The top court had reserved its verdict on petitions challenging constitutional validity of Aadhaar on May 10.

25 Sep 2018 7:00 PM

Incorrect, irresponsible: UIDAI rejects report on Aadhaar software hacking

UIDAI said certain vested interests are deliberately trying to create confusion in minds of people which is completely unwarranted.

11 Sep 2018 8:55 PM

Get serious on data privacy

The only way is for the government to strictly regulate new age tech czars.

17 Aug 2018 2:27 AM

After TRAI chief’s dare, UIDAI advises not to share Aadhaar publicly

'Such activities are uncalled for and should be refrained as these are not in accordance with the law,' UIDAI said.

31 Jul 2018 9:45 PM

Dare goes wrong? Man deposits Re 1 in TRAI chief’s account over Aadhaar challenge

The Twitter user also claimed that Re 1 transaction revealed that R S Sharma’s Aadhaar is mapped to an account in Bank of India.

30 Jul 2018 3:55 PM

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