WhatsApp moves to Delhi HC against Indian govt’s new IT rules, claims it will harm privacy protection policies
WhatsApp has filed a petition against the Government of India on May 25 in the Delhi High Court protesting against the new IT rules that require "significant social media intermediaries" like WhatsApp to trace the original senders of particular messages.
The Commission has directed the Director General to initiate a probe against WhatsApp under Section 26(1) of Competition Act
In case users do not comply with Whatsapp's new policies, for a short duration they would be able to receive calls and notification, but they won't be able to read or send messages from the app from May 15 onwards.
Exclusive: Congress puts personal data of thousands of its supporters at risk, massive security loophole found on its website
A website launched by Congress to solicit applications to become its ‘social media warrior’ is leaking their data.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has stated that his country is also exploring options to ban Chinese apps, including TikTok that threat data security.
TikTok is secretly accessing your iPhone’s clipboard: Report raises massive security concern about Chinese app snooping on users
Forbes noted that while TikTok had vowed to put an end to this 'invasive practice,' but it continued unabated as late as April.
Centre formulates protocols for Aarogya Setu App’s data management, uses will be able to request deletion of their data
The protocol ensures that it will not share the Aarogya Setu data with any third party until it is extremely necessary to formulate or implement health responses.
Reportedly, the records include usernames, hashed passwords (SHA-256), date joined, last login date, email addresses, first and last names, account profile (staff member/a superuser), account status etc.
Aarogya Setu replies to French ethical hacker who flagged privacy issues, clarifies no personal data compromised
Aarogya Setu determines the location of the person and informs whether he is in proximity to a Coronavirus positive patient.
Modi govt and the Aarogya Setu app: Why the outrage over ‘Data Privacy’ in the times of Covid-19 does not make sense
Some are selective in their interpretation of privacy depending on where such data is posted and this is the mindset that led to outrage against the Aarogya Setu app.
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