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59 pc of people surveyed about Digital Health ID do not want personal data shared

Forty eight per cent of respondents did not want external agencies to access their data for research or promotional purposes.

06 Sep 2020 10:03 PM

Tech This Week | Data is not national wealth, must not be regulated in same manner

Value is derived from data is because it is shared. That’s a key reason why technology evolved into a multi-trillion dollar global industry.

11 Jul 2020 9:33 PM

Personal data can be processed overseas with 'explicit consent'

'Critical' personal data, however, is another classified data can only be stored and processed in India.

05 Dec 2019 12:41 PM

RBI says foreign firms can process abroad, but must store data in India

The RBI stuck to its position but clarified that payment transactions can be processed outside the country if the companies so wish.

27 Jun 2019 7:52 AM

Database inadvertently exposed but did not include personal data: Chtrbox

On Tuesday, Facebook-owned Instagram said it is investigating whether a third-party - Chtrbox - improperly stored its user data.

22 May 2019 10:26 AM


Roses are red, violets are blue – what does your personal data say about you?

In the era of social media and dating apps, it’s incredibly easy to take advantage of the amount of personal data shared online.

12 Feb 2019 3:04 PM

IT Ministry gets over 400 responses on draft personal data protection bill

Some suggestions were around the costs surrounding mandatory localisation or storage of data, that the bill proposes.

11 Oct 2018 4:31 PM

Growing worries about Aadhaar and the misuse of personal data

The process of implementation of the Aadhaar scheme has also thrown up issues that need to be addressed seriously.

07 Sep 2018 4:50 AM

Panel proposes 'India only' policy for critical personal data

A new data protection law will “override” all other notifications and regulations on data storage.

28 Jul 2018 1:00 PM

Data localisation critical for security of India's payment systems: Paytm

The operators have been given six months' time to comply with the directive of the central bank.

30 Apr 2018 5:10 PM


Users' data can't be shared by social networking sites: Centre to SC

The Centre made these submissions before the five-judge Constitution Bench that is hearing WhatsApp privacy policy case.

21 Jul 2017 8:06 PM

Railways to monetise available data; use analytics

Railways has large amount of data for aspects like passenger ticketing and freight operations among others.

16 May 2017 4:12 PM