Draft Data Protection Bill: Free pass to breach privacy
The latest data protection bill doesn't recognise the right to privacy, provides no checks against its breach by government agencies, provides for an unformed executive-controlled board for oversight.
India's Digital Policy Paralysis
Despite being the IT powerhouse of the world, lack of digital legislation has put the country's cyber defence under threat.
WhatsApp bans over 23 lakh accounts in August
The report contains details of the user complaints received and the corresponding action taken by WhatsApp, as well as WhatsApp’s own preventive actions to combat abuse on its platform.
UIDAI cancels 4.75 lakh Aadhaars; CAG says strengthen data protection, biometrics
The observations are part of CAG's performance audit on the functioning of UIDAI.
The price of privacy in the data bazaar
To understand data privacy, we need to question data's fundamental nature. Does it possess the qualities of a 'property' that can be bought and sold? Or instead, should we treat it as 'information'?
Unlocking the value of non-personal data
Striking the right balance between effective data privacy, security, and innovation is the key to help expand the economic opportunity for India.
Virtual, face-to-face connect to coexist: Zoom
Zoom COO Aparna Bawa, in an interview, busts the myths around the video collaboration platform and sheds light on the future of the workplace.
Covid-19: Businesses must add an extra layer of security
In the current situation of a nationwide lockdown, the lack of preparedness of cybersecurity teams can prove to be costly for a business and can have far-reaching consequences.
What’s in the stars for Facebook?
Facebook India under Ajit Mohan has two new bets for the future: social videos and social commerce. But it has got to tackle two things first: regulation and a rival named TikTok.
The ‘terms and conditions’ of data protection
The Personal Data Protection Bill will help citizens secure their digital journey and companies further digital economy. But there’s some groundwork that needs to be done by data providers.