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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 ..

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Government lists Personal Data Protection Bill ahead of winter session

The Personal Data Protection Bill is scheduled to be tabled in Parliament in Winter Session starting from 18 Nov. The bill deals with handling and processing of consumer data by corporates, including restrictions and penalties. The Bill proposals are based on the Justice B N Srikrishna committee report submitted in July 2018. The government has ..

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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 ..

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2018 Data Privacy Day (DPD) observed on January 28

The Data Privacy Day (DPD) is observed every year on January 28 to raise awareness and promote privacy and data protection best practices. It is an effort to empower people to protect their privacy, control their digital footprint and escalate the protection of privacy and data as everyone’s priority.

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