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

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

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

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

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