May 28, 2020 6:46 pm
BECIL tender wants bidding companies to offer surveillance instruments that eye suspects, not just patients. We have no information on where this data is being stored, the period of storage, and whether the data will be deleted after the COVID-19 crisis passes.
February 24, 2020 1:50 am
Justice Srikrishna sees the shadow of Big Brother in reworked data protection bill. His concern is not misplaced.
February 15, 2020 8:38 am
Last week, a Dutch district court ruled against an identification mechanism called SyRI (System Risk Indicator), because of data privacy and human rights concerns.
February 13, 2020 12:18 pm
Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and TikTok will have to reveal users’ identities if Indian government agencies ask them to, according to the country’s controversial new rules for social media companies and messaging apps expected to be published later this month.
January 20, 2020 7:53 pm
In a massive data leak, Telnet credentials of over five lakh users have been published online on a hacking forum. The latest Telnet leak seems much bigger and more serious as a lot more credentials have been exposed.
January 20, 2020 9:03 am
European regulators have imposed 114 million euros ($126 million) in fines for data breaches since tougher privacy rules came into force in mid-2018
January 01, 2020 10:23 am
Millions of people in California are now seeing notices on many of the apps and websites they use. “Do Not Sell My Personal Information,” the notices may say, or just “Do Not Sell My Info.”
October 01, 2019 5:18 pm
Artificial intelligence (AI) offers incredible potential to improve lives and helps solve intractable problems in India and around the world. AI systems augment human intelligence by analyzing data to find connections that improve the quality and accuracy of human decision-making.
July 31, 2019 11:05 am
We believe that with big data comes big responsibility. As demonstrated by Cambridge Analytica and numerous other data breaches, poorly designed systems create risks for individuals, businesses and governments.
July 30, 2019 12:30 am
Broad-based data localisation norms should be resisted. Norms should be contextual, driven by type of data, its specific setting.