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Tuesday, May 17, 2022

data privacy


The Tails operating system: What is it, who is it for, and how does it protect your identity online

February 22, 2022 5:32 pm

Tails OS is used by journalists, activists, and others to keep their digital activity safe and anonymous. Learn about the operating system and how to source it safely.

Senators: CIA has secret programme that collects American data

February 11, 2022 1:48 pm

While neither the agency nor lawmakers would disclose specifics about the data, two Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee alleged the CIA had long hidden details about the program from the public and Congress.

‘The emphasis on individual ownership of data is not as well emphasised’

December 18, 2021 10:47 am

🔴 Rajan Anandan, AS Rajgopal, and Pooja Rao, were in a discussion with Benjamin Parkins, Mumbai Correspondent for Financial Times about India’s increased appetite for tech.

Data breach to be reported in 72 hours: House joint panel

December 18, 2021 9:15 am

🔴 Report: Social media firms not acting as intermediaries accountable for content

A data protection law would have made WhatsApp privacy update illegal

January 23, 2021 8:38 am

As Digital India expands and brings in more users from the current base of 70 crore, and more take to social media for communications and business, they must be ensured a safer digital space, given that most wouldn’t be aware of the reach of the data being generated

For a digital world, more democratic

September 16, 2020 3:53 pm

Consent-based models on data privacy need to be supported by ones based on accountability

8 tricks to improve security, privacy of your phone

August 21, 2020 3:08 am

Eight simple tips and tricks to help you boost the security and privacy of your smartphone.

Karnataka: Personal data of those in home quarantine online for hours, govt later corrects 'glitch'

July 13, 2020 11:27 am

The list of thousands of people across 30 districts of the state – including their full names, mobile number, address, and date of completion of home quarantine – was available in public domain.

Aarogya Setu and patient tracking tools: A serious infringement of digital privacy

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.

Privacy breach

February 24, 2020 1:50 am

Justice Srikrishna sees the shadow of Big Brother in reworked data protection bill. His concern is not misplaced.