Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Privacy

Digital Wellbeing approach for teens and adults

Need to empower all with knowledge and tools to be safe in digital space

Know how to manage social media risks

Safeguard your data by making privacy settings: Experts

Instagram to make accounts for users under 16 private by default

For the unversed, only approved followers can see posts and like or comment under private accounts.

Google pushes back 3rd-party cookie block until 2023

The Privacy Sandbox for Google Chrome was meant to end the use of third-party cookies and provide new privacy-first technologies to users, AppleInsider reported.

Digital adoption rising but privacy remain top concern: IBM survey

According to a survey report of IBM, respondents over 35 saw the largest increase in digital interactions during the pandemic.

Doosra app to save your privacy

Doosra stops all unwanted calls with a user-friendly Smart Call Filter

Govt says new digital rules don’t violate privacy

The new rules, announced on February 25, require large social media platforms to follow additional due diligence, including the appointment of chief compliance officer.

WhatsApp sues Indian govt over chat ‘traceability’

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) had asked social media platforms to abide by the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules

1 in 2 Indian adults fell prey to hacking in last 12 months

While many Indian consumers (90 per cent) are taking proactive steps to safeguard their data, two in five still feel it is impossible to protect their privacy (42 per cent).

Use encrypted personal number for privacy, S Korea tells public

Last month, the government rolled out a new privacy protection measure allowing people to use encrypted private numbers for visits to such places.

Got invited to Clubhouse yet? 

Clubhouse is the buzz right now, and no, it is not another alternative to Twitter or WhatsApp after all the brouhaha over privacy and nationalism.

Are you digitally ready?

It is vital for all of us to know how to use online tools appropriately and effectively

Google Android 12 to enhance security for work devices

"Instead of granular requirements that often result in easily forgotten passwords, we're establishing pre-set complexity levels of high, medium or low that will be used to access the device," Google said in a statement on Thursday.

WhatsApp may be worth $2-3 trillion, people value privacy more: SC

The observation came as senior advocate Shyam Divan, representing petitioner Karmanya Singh Sareen, sought direction to restrain WhatsApp from implementing its new privacy policy in India.

We’ve to protect people’s privacy: SC issues notice to WhatsApp, FB

"They have come up with new differentiating privacy policy for the Europeans and different set of rules applicable to Indians," argued Divan.

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