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EU GDPR Rollout: Complaints Against Google, Facebook Under New Privacy Law

A group that campaigns for data protection rights in Europe says it’s filed legal complaints against Google, Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp over the way they obtain users’ consent under new EU privacy rules – General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Starting Friday, companies that collect or process the personal information of EU residents must comply with new rules that protect the privacy of people’s data. The group NOYB.EU ... Read More »

CBSE denies Class 12 accountancy paper leak, lodges FIR against miscreants

Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia on Thursday said that he had received complaints about an alleged leak of CBSE’s Class 12 accountancy paper. Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday denied reports of leak of Class 12 accountancy paper, while adding that it was the work of some “miscreants” who tried to “play mischief” ... Read More »

Judge who convicted Talwars moves SC, wants personal comments against him removed from HC judgment

PTI The trial court judge who convicted Rajesh and Nupur Talwar in the twin murder cases of their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj in November 2013 has moved the Supreme Court against the Allahabad High Court judges who overturned the conviction, ANI reported. The trial court judge, Shyam Lal, who is now retired, has moved the Supreme Court asking that “personal ... Read More »

Chandigarh education dept moves HC against minority status to Vivek High School

The Chandigarh administration has moved the Punjab and Haryana high against the National Commission for Minority Educational Institutes (NCMEI) order granting minority status to Vivek High School, Sector 38. The case is listed for hearing on September 12. The education department, on behalf of the administration, has sought quashing of orders passed by the commission in 2012, saying that the ... Read More »

Teacher education reform: 46 cases against NCTE in 15 days

NCTE is looking to have an accreditation and grading system for such colleges with physical assets getting the least weightage. Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint New Delhi: India’s teacher education regulator, the National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE), is facing 46 court cases for acting against poor quality teacher education colleges and making an effort to bar hundreds of non-performers from admitting fresh ... Read More »

Defending Against Social Media Hacks: Everything You Need to Know

Unfortunately, hacking has become all too commonplace. Almost daily, we read headlines about hackers breaking into banks, government institutions and sensitive databases containing troves of personal information. Your social media accounts and those of your clients are no exception. CNN, celebrities and even Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg last year have all had their social media accounts hijacked at some ... Read More »

Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal Argue Against GST’s Tax Collection at Source Provision

Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal Argue Against GST’s Tax Collection at Source Provision HIGHLIGHTS Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal partnered to lobby against a GST provision They want the tax-collected at source requirement removed They argue that this provision will increase complexity and costs At a press conference organised by FICCI on Thursday, the heads of Amazon, Flipkart, and Snapdeal all found common cause ... Read More »

ASCI Upholds Misleading Ad Complaints Against Amazon, Paytm, FreeCharge, and Others

ASCI Upholds Misleading Ad Complaints Against Amazon, Paytm, FreeCharge, and Others HIGHLIGHTS ASCI upheld complaints against online retailers such as Amazon, Paytm ASCI received 152 complaints in November Paytm’s 50 percent cashback on two movie tickets was termed misleading Advertising sector watchdog ASCI upheld complaints against 100 misleading advertisements in November, including those of HUL, Indigo Airlines, Emami, Idea Cellular, ... Read More »

US Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Twitter Over Islamic State Rhetoric

US Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against Twitter Over Islamic State Rhetoric Twitter Inc won a bid to dismiss a lawsuit brought by the widow of an American killed in Jordan which accused the social media company of giving voice to Islamic State, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday. US District Judge William H. Orrick in San Francisco ruled that Twitter cannot ... Read More »

Facebook Wins Privacy Case Against Belgian Data Protection Authority

The Belgian data protection authority on Wednesday lost a legal battle with Facebook in which it sought to stop the social network from tracking the online activities of non-Facebook users in Belgium who visit the social network’s pages. The Belgian Privacy Commission said the Brussels Appeals Court had dismissed its case on the grounds that the regulator has no jurisdiction ... Read More »