Saturday, Jan 28, 2023

privacy law


China's new personal data privacy law to take effect on November 1

August 20, 2021 11:52 am

The law's passage completes another pillar in China's efforts to regulate cyberspace and is expected to add more compliance requirements for companies in the country.

Apple's tracking tool target of privacy activist Max Schrems' new complaints

November 16, 2020 3:02 pm

The complaints by digital rights group Noyb were brought against Apple's use of a tracking code that is automatically generated on every iPhone when it is set up, the so-called Identifier for Advertisers (IDFA).

Home Ministry refuses to give reasons behind allowing intelligence agencies to access computer data

February 03, 2019 7:48 pm

In an RTI response to activist Venkatesh Nayak, the ministry has said the information is classified as "top secret" and it cannot be disclosed as it is exempted under Section 8(1)(a), 8(1)(g) and 8(1)(h) of the RTI Act.

How game apps collect data on children

September 13, 2018 11:34 am

The review of 20 children’s apps — 10 each on Google Android and Apple iOS — found examples on both platforms that sent data to tracking companies, potentially violating children’s privacy law; the iOS apps sent less data overall.

Wrong to think poor can’t have right to privacy: SC

October 07, 2015 4:02 am

The bench is hearing a batch of pleas which want a relaxation of the August 11 order restricting the use of Aadhaar cards for PDS and LPG distribution schemes.

Germany takes on Google over data collection

May 17, 2010 3:35 am

Officials say data with Google,including sites seen by individuals and their e-mail content,violates privacy law.