Data protection: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

PM’s Personal Twitter Account Hacked

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal website’s Twitter account was hacked, and tweets posted asking for people to donate cryptocurrency. Earlier, the official accounts of former US President Barack Obama, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, and media tycoon Mike Bloomberg, along with brands such as Apple and Uber, were ..

Kris Gopalakrishnan Committee on Data Protection submits Draft Report

The Expert Committee on Non-Personal Data Governance Framework set up by the government with the Infosys co-founder, Mr Kris Gopalakrishnan, as the chairman has published its report regarding regulation of data and prevention of monopolistic practices in the country. The report has been submitted to the Ministry of Electronics and IT, Government of India. According ..

E.U. Law on Data Protection

Personal data is data that relates to an identifiable living individual and includes names, email IDs, ID card numbers, physical and IP addresses. The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) brings most notable change in the data protection regime. The law, which comes into effect on May 25, has been designed to protect the personal data of ..