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Srikrishna panel on data protection submits report to govt; moots penalties for violation

Headed by Justice B N Srikrishna, the panel handed the report to IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, wrapping up nearly one year of deliberations that touched upon sensitive and controversial issues.

Jul 27, 2018, 19:56 PM IST

SC hopes government will take proper steps on data protection

"We expect that the Union government shall follow up on its decision by taking all necessary and proper steps," the bench headed by Chief Justice J.S. Khehar said.

Aug 25, 2017, 00:29 AM IST

Govt to come out with regulatory regime for data protection: Centre to SC

This submission was made before a five-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra which was examining the contentious issue of the 2016 privacy policy of popular messaing platform WhatsApp.

Jul 21, 2017, 20:36 PM IST

Government working on cyber law amendments, new encryption

Government is working on amendments in cyber law and new encryption policy to protect data by addressing rapid changes in technology domain, a senior official said on Saturday.

Jul 09, 2016, 14:10 PM IST

Cybersecurity $35 bn opportunity, to create 1 million jobs: Nasscom

Increasing incidents of cyber attacks and data protection efforts globally are expected to create USD 35 billion revenue opportunity and employment opportunities for about a million professionals by 2025 for India, IT industry body Nasscom said Monday.

Apr 18, 2016, 19:13 PM IST

EU states endorse data protection overhaul

European Union member states endorsed a sweeping overhaul of the 28-country bloc`s data protection laws on Monday, bringing a web of national laws into a single set of rules with the potential for heavy fines.

Jun 15, 2015, 22:04 PM IST

India need to focus on privacy & data collection laws: SFLC

As India moves towards becoming the world's second largest Internet market, the need for privacy and data protection is of critical importance to safeguard interests of netizens, activists have said.

Feb 17, 2015, 22:07 PM IST

Obama calls for stronger, standardised online data protection

US President Barack Obama has said that he will introduce a new legislation to step up and standardise data protection on the Internet, for guarding the identity and privacy of Americans from commercial interests.

Jan 13, 2015, 11:01 AM IST

Europe`s top court backs ``right to be forgotten`` in Google case

Europe`s top court sided with privacy rights supporters on Tuesday, saying that world No. 1 search engine Google can be required to remove sensitive information from its Internet search results.

May 13, 2014, 14:55 PM IST

French body mulls action against Facebook, Google, Twitter

UFC-Que Choisir president Alain Bazot said the three sites had been informed of the deadline on Wednesday, adding that their current privacy procedures "makes one shudder".

Jun 27, 2013, 22:06 PM IST

Protecting content made it hackers` target: Sony

In April, details of 77 million Sony PlayStation videogame user accounts were leaked.

Jun 28, 2011, 12:07 PM IST

Protecting content made it hackers` target: Sony

In April, details of 77 million Sony PlayStation videogame user accounts were leaked.

Jun 28, 2011, 12:07 PM IST