[

breach of privacy

]
Parents protest in Chandigarh against fees charged by a private school during the lockdown period.(Ravi Kumar/HT Photo)

Reader’s Take: ‘Private schools should make spends public’

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2020 12:15 AM IST
Any private institute working for its students’ welfare and not interested in ‘profiteering’ from education should not worry about uploading its balance sheets on websites, say Chandigarh residents
Data on each child was sold for Rs 4 to Rs 6 to various agencies for marketing, the entire amount in some cases going up to Rs 28,000.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo used for representational purpose only)
Data on each child was sold for Rs 4 to Rs 6 to various agencies for marketing, the entire amount in some cases going up to Rs 28,000.(Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo used for representational purpose only)

Chandigarh school students’ data being sold to coaching centres for Rs 4 to Rs 6 per child

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2020 06:45 AM IST
About 14 to 15 salespersons employed by various coaching centres in Sector 34, the Mecca of coaching centres, told HT correspondent that they had access to data of students collected from various schools, including their names, class, roll number, name of school and the contact number of their parents
IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has sought an explanation from WhatsApp over the latest spyware attack by(HT file photo)
IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has sought an explanation from WhatsApp over the latest spyware attack by(HT file photo)

Govt asks WhatsApp to explain hacking, says committed to protecting privacy

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2019 09:51 PM IST
A spokesperson of the American company confirmed to Hindustan Times that the targets of the attack in India and other parts of Africa, Europe, the Middle East and North America included journalists and activists.
CM Kejriwal inaugurates the project at a govt school.(HT Photo)
CM Kejriwal inaugurates the project at a govt school.(HT Photo)

Government sets ball rolling for CCTVs in classrooms

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 02:47 PM IST
Senior government officials said the project is supposed to cover all government schools in Delhi. Around 1,50,000 cameras are to be installed in all schools taken together. The project is scheduled to be completed by November.
Officials said the data is being collated after a recent survey in two schools showed that more than 61% students were residing in neighbouring states even as the address proof submitted by them is that of Delhi.(Picture for representation)
Officials said the data is being collated after a recent survey in two schools showed that more than 61% students were residing in neighbouring states even as the address proof submitted by them is that of Delhi.(Picture for representation)

Delhi govt seeks info on students, families with Aadhaar, voter ID card details

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2018 07:12 AM IST
The move has been criticised by the opposition and social organisations as “breach of privacy”.
Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in Washington, DC. This is the second day of testimony before Congress by Zuckerberg, 33, after it was reported that 87 million Facebook users had their personal information harvested by Cambridge Analytica, a British political consulting firm linked to the Trump campaign.(AFP)
Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in Washington, DC. This is the second day of testimony before Congress by Zuckerberg, 33, after it was reported that 87 million Facebook users had their personal information harvested by Cambridge Analytica, a British political consulting firm linked to the Trump campaign.(AFP)

We need strict laws that fix accountability for data leaks

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 16, 2018 04:36 PM IST
It would take much more than a privacy law to take care of Justice Chandrachud’s concerns
Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala speaks during a press conference. The Congress has criticised(PTI File Photo)
Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala speaks during a press conference. The Congress has criticised(PTI File Photo)

BJP breaching people’s privacy, says Congress after govt proposes chips for set top boxes

IANS, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 16, 2018 03:51 PM IST
Congress accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of attempting to breach the privacy of citizens after HT reported that the government has used by digital satellite service providers to know what viewers are watching on TV.
SHARE
Story Saved