By Richa banka, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 04:24 AM IST
Justice Pratibha M Singh said the e-mail, which was later withdrawn, was completely unwarranted because she was anyway going to recuse herself from hearing the case filed by lawyer Chaitanya Rohilla, who has contended that WhatsApp’s updated policy violates the individual’s Right to Privacy.
By Amit Anand Tiwari
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2020 07:39 AM IST
By Abhishek Singhvi and Muhammad Khan
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2019 08:29 PM IST
With increasing State control, the rights of citizens are being neglected. The government must now introspect
New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2020 06:07 PM IST
The annual survey sets the tone for how data will power government policy — from boosting tax collections to administering welfare programmes.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2019 10:42 PM IST
The Union government has defended before the Supreme Court its controversial December 20 notification allowing 10 security agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt any information generated, transmitted, received or stored on any computer in the country.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2019 10:32 PM IST
The notification has been challenged in the top court by several individuals and non-profit organisations working in the field of privacy rights.
By Pranesh Prakash
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2019 07:38 AM IST
To safeguard users’ privacy, we need to be able to move away from platforms like Facebook without losing access to their networks.
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2018 09:14 AM IST
The draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018 – part of the Srikrishna panel report – provides for regulations on how personal data is to be handled by various entities, including the state.
Data protection bill will hold tech companies such as Facebook, Google accountable for users’ information
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2018 09:04 AM IST
A draft of the data protection bill, that was submitted to the government on Friday, says there will be consequences for companies that collect users’ data, and also calls for storing this information in India.
Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2018 01:52 PM IST
Facebook’s second-quarter results were the first sign that a new European privacy law and a succession of privacy scandals involving Cambridge Analytica and other app developers have bit into Facebook’s business.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2018 10:44 PM IST
The move comes at a time when user data of Indians is under threat from social media firms accused of data mining and sharing information with private companies for advertising and marketing purposes. There has also been a growing concern over Aadhaar.
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
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 02:19 PM IST
Given that Facebook has known about the data misdemeanour at Cambridge Analytica since 2015 – and, indeed, made it impossible for app-developers to collect user data this way – they highlight the company’s all-too-casual approach in protecting user data