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WhatsApp fined a record 225m euro by...

WhatsApp fined 225m euro over...

Europe

Fri, Sep 3 2021

WhatsApp said the fine was "entirely disproportionate" and that it would appeal

Facebook encrypts Messenger calls in...

Facebook encrypts Messenger calls

World

Sat, Aug 14 2021

The move comes as the sanctity of data on smartphones becomes an increasingly sensitive topic

OP-ED: What does the law say about search...

OP-ED: What does the law say about search...

Raisul Sourav , Farzana Hussain

Sun, Aug 8 2021

The constitution protects our right to privacy, but are law enforcing agencies respecting the rules?...

OP-ED: Affairs of state

OP-ED: Affairs of state

Kit Fenwick

Tue, Jul 6 2021

Can public figures be entitled to a private life?

OP-ED: Move fast and break things (including...

OP-ED: Move fast and break things (including...

Vivek Menezes

Fri, May 28 2021

Censorship is built into the DNA of nation-states. So what can we do?

Commentary: Privacy matters

Commentary: Privacy matters

Bangladesh

Mon, Apr 5 2021

Is it too much to ask for us the media consumers to be told what is the source of such ‘phone...

Privacy faces risks in tech-infused...

Privacy faces risks in tech-infused...

Coronavirus

Sun, Feb 21 2021

A large coalition of technology firms and health organizations are working on a digital vaccination certificate,...

WhatsApp to move ahead with privacy...

WhatsApp to move ahead with privacy...

World

Fri, Feb 19 2021

The messaging platform said it will go ahead with its controversial privacy update that could share limited...

WhatsApp delays data sharing change...

WhatsApp delays data sharing change...

World

Sun, Jan 17 2021

The update concerns how merchants using WhatsApp to chat with customers can share data with

OP-ED: Staying safe online

OP-ED: Staying safe online

Sumaiya Noor

Mon, Oct 26 2020

Why multi-factor authentication (MFA) has become a necessity today

Trump to block US downloads of TikTok,...

Trump to block US downloads of TikTok,...

North America

Fri, Sep 18 2020

TikTok has 100 million and WeChat has an average of 19 million daily active users in the USA

Twitter tightens security for politicians...

Twitter tightens security for politicians...

North America

Fri, Sep 18 2020

Hackers in July took over dozens of high-profile Twitter accounts with an attack that tricked a handful...

ED: Security should be for everyone,...

ED: Security should be for everyone,...

Editorial

Tue, Aug 18 2020

Digital security and respect for privacy must be democratic

Is anybody else listening?

Is anybody else listening?

Harun-ur-Rashid

Thu, Dec 12 2019

What does the law say about recording and leaking phone conversations?

Big Data in uncharted waters

Big Data in uncharted waters

Mahmudur Rahman

Thu, Nov 28 2019

There’s a dark side to Facebook and other social media platforms

An inalienable right

An inalienable right

Editorial

Thu, Oct 31 2019

It is absolutely necessary for the RTI Act to work as it was intended

Can the government keep our data...

Can the government keep our data...

Wasif Jamal Khan

Wed, Sep 25 2019

Citizens deserve to have their privacy protected

What is private can be made public

What is private can be made public

Ahmed Shatil Alam

Tue, Sep 3 2019

Social networks aren’t just for fun -- they often contain political implications 

Desperate to put up a puritanical...

Desperate to put up a puritanical...

Towheed Feroze

Mon, Sep 2 2019

The desperate move to constantly put up a façade of absurd virtue remains undiminished

Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing...

Facebook 'labels' posts by hand, posing...

Technology

Mon, May 6 2019

The work is aimed at understanding how the types of things users post on its services are changing

What’s up with our data?

What’s up with our data?

Rishabh Kochhar

Fri, Nov 16 2018

The latest development for messaging platform WhatsApp is a worrying one