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Why you may see less fake news this election season

The updated election ads policy for India will require advertisers to provide a 'pre-certificate' issued by the EC or anyone authorised by the poll panel, for each ad.Further, Google will verify......

Govt moves to rein in social media before Lok Sabha polls

'Before the elections, fake news can create law and order hassles and that is the reason they want social media firms to follow the amended IT Act.'Karan Choudhury reports. Illustration: Dominic......

Govt drafts new IT rules to curb social media misuse; experts flag privacy concerns

Experts warned that amendments, which would allow traceability of "unlawful content", invade personal privacy and free speech. The government on Monday said it proposes to bring changes in......

Govt's 'snooping' order headed to SC

'With the top court's judgment declaring the Right to Privacy a Fundamental Right, the powers under the provision need to be looked afresh.''To utilise such sweeping powers in the right manner will......

Monitoring WhatsApp: Privacy vs law and order

Steps taken to prevent misuse of the platform have to be balanced with data privacy and security concerns, say experts. IMAGE: Many legal experts feel asking WhatsApp to do the job of the......

How Modi govt had once used Facebook, Google for digital push

From educating people about the internet, connecting far-flung areas with a high-speed net, promoting entrepreneurship, building start-up incubators, women empowerment, to even running a voter......

Government plans cyber security cess on e-payment cos

Experts believe that the government needs more innovative ways to secure the cyber space in the country and a cess is more like a punishment which would not help in the long run. Taking steps to......

Right to Privacy: Data harvesting by web firms under threat

People use Internet on smartphones, using apps which use their data to provide tailor-made services The Supreme Court (SC) landmark ruling on fundamental rights for privacy will influence the......

How to protect your online data from hackers

Beware, it's not just criminals who want your data!Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com With the existing laws tilted in favour of companies, it's tough for individuals to get any compensation......

WannaCry spurs govt into boosting cybersecurity

Sectoral cyber security teams to be set up to curb attacks, cyber coordination centre likely be set up in New Delhi by June. The government is planning to set up separate cyber security teams for......

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