Experts wary of changes proposed in IT rules; say amendments detrimental to privacy, free speech

Government’s plans to bring changes in IT rules for greater scrutiny of social media and online platforms has raised concerns with IT and law experts who say the amendments may allow authorities to seek user data, invading privacy and free speech. One of the amendments being mulled in the IT intermediary rules will require these […]

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7 Places Where Privacy and Security Collide

Privacy and security can experience tension at a number of points in the enterprise. Here are seven – plus some possibilities for easing the strain. In a recent interview with Dark Reading, Cisco chief privacy officer Michelle Dennedy said that privacy was all about the contents of the metaphorical data pipe, while security concerned itself with […]

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Aadhaar doesn’t pose any privacy issue: Gates

Aadhaar technology does not pose any privacy issue and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has funded the World Bank to take this approach to other countries as it is worth emulating, Microsoft founder Bill Gates has said. The 62-year-old multi-billionaire entrepreneur and philanthropist said Nandan Nilekani, Infosys founder, who is considered the chief architect […]

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