New human rights policy that Apple has recently adopted attempts to address longstanding criticisms of the conditions under which its devices are manufactured and how it deals with government repression.
Vietnam’s controversial new cyber law went into effect on Jan 1, 2019. Google and Facebook has reason to be cautious about entering into what could easily become a global discussion over freedom of speech.
An internet bill of rights seems necessary now that the internet is inextricably intertwined with everyone's life, but the shepherds of this technology cannot be counted on to adequately self-regulate.
For CPO Cynthia Van Ort, former North American chief privacy officer for Citigroup and the newly appointed global CPO for a large multinational corporation, a successful privacy approach boils down to delivering consumer empowerment while providing convenient, cutting-edge products and services. Hear her advice for aspiring privacy pros.
The article provides a brief overview of the legal framework relating to data protection and privacy and discusses the provisions of relevant data protection and data privacy laws in India. It also discusses proposed legislative changes in India to strengthen and improve the existing data protection regime.
Living in the age of Big Data, consumers are slowly awakening half in doubt regarding the ownership of the data which they generated. As more enterprises start utilising user-generated data for so-called target marketing, more consumers begin questioning about unfairness in sharing the profit earned by commercialising that data. This question motivates us to think about the essence of privacy. Is privacy just about the right to be let alone? Or might it include the right to sell the users' own data?