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Zuckerberg backs stronger internet privacy

The Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg called for the governments to play a greater role in protecting internet privacy. He cited 4 areas namely New regulations to protect society from harmful content Election integrity People’s privacy Data portability He said that Facebook is creating an independent body for the people to appeal its decisions. Currently the ..

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Facebook to set up an Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence

Facebook grants $7.5 million to set up an Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence (AI) in collaboration with the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in Germany. About the Proposed Institute The Institute will work in the following avenues: The Institute will help to advance the growing field of ethical research on new technology and will ..

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India’s first-ever online and centralised National Database on Sexual Offenders launched by Ministry of Home Affairs

India’s first-ever online and centralised National Database on Sexual Offenders (NDSO) has been launched by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi on September 20, 2018. With this, India will become the 9th country in the world to maintain such a database. The database will have a record of the name, photographs, address, fingerprint ..

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Right to be Forgotten : Indian Scenario

In the digital era of 21st century access to information is quick and procuring personal information of an individual is easier. This can give rise to various challenges which can compromise the privacy, security and dignity of an Individual. As a result the concept of Right to be forgotten has become more relevant. Right to ..

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B N Srikrishna to chair panel discussion on ‘Future of Governance’

Justice B N Srikrishna, who heads the high-level committee on framing new data protection norms for India, will chair a panel discussion on ‘Future of Governance’, which is scheduled to be held on May 24. The panel discussion will focus on various aspects related to data privacy, an issue that has become increasingly relevant in ..

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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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