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VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
Public health, Data Privacy, Covid-19, Aarogyasetu

10 crore downloads for Aarogya Setu app: Success vs concerns

The Aarogya Setu app will be an important avenue for ensuring physical distancing and its enforcement in the days to come.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Aadhaar, Data Privacy, Public health, Aarogyasetuapp

Aarogya Setu is similar to Chinese tracking app. For a democracy, it is too close for comfort

While the world is balancing privacy and public health even in this difficult time, the Indian government's Aarogya Setu app is emulating Chinese government's all-controlling, all-tracking system.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Data Protection, Data Privacy, Pegasus scandal, Dataprotectionbill

Will Personal Data Protection Bill allay privacy concerns?

The nation needs to scrutinise and debate this law fully and should not push it through with no debate as has been the norm of late.

SCI-TECH

 |  4-minute read
Data encryption, Data Security, Data Privacy, Whatsapp privacy

Pegasus snooping scandal and the privacy debate

The WhatsApp-Pegasus snooping scandal throws up disturbing questions for the Indian nation and its polity.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Data Privacy, FaceApp, Beauty, Age

Why I don’t see enough women taking up the FaceApp challenge

The Russian mobile application has a problematic understanding of ageing. Clearly.

SCI-TECH

 |  6-minute read
Pixel tracking, Data Privacy, Google, Facebook

I now worry about every click I make because they are watching us

The internet remembers every click we make and then uses the information to define you and me.

SCI-TECH

 |  3-minute read
Data Privacy, 10yearchallenge, Facial recognition, Instagram

Are Facebook and Instagram manipulating you with the #10YearChallenge?

Hang on! Is Facebook collecting data for a facial recognition system that it's developing? This is something you should know, before posting pictures of you ten years ago to now.

POLITICS

 |  10-minute read
Data Privacy, SC, UIDAI, Amendment bill

Aadhaar Amendment Bill: What's new and how it affects you

Here is a short analysis of the proposed Amendment Bill and how it can be interpreted in light of the recent SC judgment.

SCI-TECH

 |  3-minute read
Data Privacy, Smartphone, Facebook, Google

Are some Android apps sharing unauthorised user data with Facebook?

From location data to information on sexual orientation, religious beliefs and health status, tech giants are gathering a great amount of sensitive knowledge about their users. That's us.

SCI-TECH

 |  5-minute read
Advertising, IOS, Apps, Data Privacy

Why are Indian Android apps collecting more data – and what we can do to stop them

A new study has found that Indian Android apps across categories seek as much as 45 per cent more permissions from users compared to their global counterparts.