Privacy rights may become next victim of killer pandemic
From China to Singapore to Israel, governments have ordered electronic monitoring of their citizens' movements in an effort to limit contagion.
Telcos agree with DoT, say no breach of privacy in sharing call data records
DoT added that it will not access call content, names etc of the...
How far is too far? Invasive tech returns under coronavirus cover
Electronic bracelets and phones that report a person's whereabouts, text me...
India's poor risk loss of privacy, land in drive to digitise records
India's national land record modernisation programme seeks to re-survey lands, verify and upgrade records, and put the information online by 2021. Authorities have said this will enable them to monitor land sales more easily, increase tax revenue and reduce corruption.
Australia's privacy watchdog sues Facebook over Cambridge Analytica breach
The commission alleges the personal information of Australian Facebook users was disclosed without their permission to an app called "This Is Your Digital Life", which then sold the data to political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica.
Data Bill: Global trade bodies raise privacy concerns
The coalition, which represents companies such as Amazon, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook and IBM among others, has raised concerns over areas such as data localisation, government access to non-personal data and the classification of sensitive and critical data. The letter was addressed to Meenakshi Lekhi, head of the joint select committee.
Terrorists, corrupt have no right to privacy: Law Minister
He said the right to privacy has been held to be a fundamental right and the government appreciates that but "terrorists and the corrupt have no right to privacy because right to privacy has acquired critical proportion in the wake of digital landscape expanding globally".
Terrorists, corrupt have no right to privacy: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Speaking at the International Judicial Conference 2020 – 'Judiciary and the Changing World' at the Supreme Court, the minister said populism should not infringe upon the settled principles of law. Prasad said governance must be left to the elected representatives and delivering judgements should be left to the judges.
Organisations need more transparency as data privacy laws become stringent: Accenture
Carrel-Billiard, senior managing director, Accenture Labs, said in an interview that organisations should focus creating personalized experiences for consumers as they turn digital and that would require them to collect a lot of user data. According to him, this makes a strong case for maintaining transparency with consumers.
Facial Recognition: Let's face it, it's a big market & a big danger
The technology has opened up a massive surveillance market in India which still lacks a legal framework.
Facebook to Pay $550 million in biometric privacy accord
Facebook will pay $550 million to resolve claims it collected user biometric data without consent in one of the largest consumer privacy settlements in US history.
Satya Nadella at WEF: Data privacy must be seen as a human right
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Thursday said data privacy must be seen as a human right that needs to be protected and have full transparenc...
Data privacy must be seen as a human right: Satya Nadella
On privacy, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said that data dignity is crucial and the next level of work is not just privacy, but one should be able to control how one's data is used in the world. He also said we need to understand why AI marks a departure from previous software. Regulation should be more at the run-time than the design-time, he added.
Clearview AI: The company that might end privacy as we know it
Until now, tech that identifies everyone based on faces has been taboo because of its erosion of privacy.
Swiping right this Valentine month? Check privacy settings, don't use pictures with family to stay safe
To make online dating safe and enjoyable, remember these steps before swiping.
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