The Justice Department of the United States claimed the duo was doling out information on dissidents of the Saudi regime
This is of importance to India as well considering that India accounts for about 270 million users, the highest followed by the US at 190 million, according to Statista.
However, this is not the first and only time a tech company has discreetly sought rights to toy with user data.
Google has admitted that some of its contractors were in fact found to have access to home device recordings.
The AFRS offers a well-defined system for identifying criminals, missing children and persons and unidentified bodies.
Need for secure strategic and secure insulation, at least around government communication has triggered ‘strong discussions’ to enable communication via indigenous networks.
Besides protecting privacy of its citizens, India’s proposed Data Protection Bill aims to create an environment that would restrict dominance of foreign companies and help home-grown startups prosper.
The IT minister has said that implementation of data protection will be one of the top priorities for the new government
Reiterating the tech giant’s commitment to transparency, Facebook VP Guy Rosen shared the tech giant’s latest transparency report on May 23.
By fining Facebook, FTC will send a signal to all tech firms of more crackdowns. Regulators across the world may take a cue and start investigating social media firms soon.
In a conversation with Moneycontrol, Arvind Krishna, Senior Vice President, Cloud and Cognitive Software, IBM, spoke about the company’s stand on data privacy and adoption of artificial intelligence.
The policy talks less about online commerce, more about data protection; declares data its ‘national asset’
Speaking at Republic Summit here, Ambani, who is chairman of energy-to-telecom conglomerate Reliance Industries Ltd, said data of an individual or business belongs to them and not to corporates who could use it to monetise from them.
Several cases of personal data breaches by tech giants like Facebook and Google came to the government's notice only after the companies released public statements
Security experts fear that if this avenue is exploited by cyber criminals, it could lead to cases of identity theft or blackmail.
Here are some of the key takeaways from the apex court's verdict on the validity of Aadhaar.
It is the potential of the Indian market that attracts global companies. This is an opportunity for the local ecosystem to change its outlook from services to products
The Bill has sparked a public and political debate on the subject of data collation, processing and privacy and has, therefore, educated citizens and lawmakers (hopefully, adequately)
The panel, established in August last year, is headed by retired Supreme Court Judge BN Srikrishna
Following the Supreme Court’s judgment affirming that privacy is a fundamental right, TRAI recommendations put the users at the centre of privacy, and give us control over our data.
The timing of this debate is noteworthy as India is already struggling with privacy concerns regarding government handling of personal data and information
Some of the agreements, known internally as "whitelists," allowed certain companies to access additional information about a user's Facebook friends, the people familiar with the matter said, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
Recently, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had said all payment system operators in the country will be required to store data within India to ensure safety and security of users' information.
The real issue being discussed is that people are not knowing what their data is being used for by those social media companies, feels Vasireddy.
A privacy-centric file sharing and network storage device in the offing has raised $2.6 million from about a 1000 funders on a crowdfunding platform. It also won an award at CES 2013. Here is a look at it.