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Why Is Yahoo Reading Your Abandoned Emails?

Yahoo Reading Your Emails
In this day and age, data is currency. The number of data breaches happening in recent times gives testament to the statement. The amount of privacy violations committed by major companies shows that even they realize the importance of their users' data. But right now, it has gone on to an extent where we have to question the ethical...

Google Tracks Your Location, And Gives A Damn About Your Preferences!

Google tracks location
Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) is turning into the ever-spying watchdog with rimmed spectacles, keeping a close watch on each and every movement of yours! No, this statement is not heightened to any superficial level and is in fact, absolutely true.An Associated Press investigation stated that many services provided by Google tracks your location, and store it as well, even when you've enforced privacy...

Is India Really Heading Straight Towards “Surveillance State”?

India Surveillance State
"We seem to be moving towards a Surveillance State".The above line isn't fabricated or any way hammy. In fact, The Supreme Court today has agreed to look into the previous report, which was filed by the Central Government. The particular report was aimed at setting up a 'Social Media Communication Hub' in order to audit online data, and make sure that...

Is Gmail Allowing Third-Party Developers to Peep Into Your Emails?

google allows app developers to read gmail users emails
While the godawful data breach scandal by Social-media giant Facebook still brews fresh, resulting in a loss of million dollars, other tech-firms are also in balls-and-chain when it comes to user privacy.Right of the press report by Wall Street Journal claims that Google has allowed third-party app developers to delve into emails of Gmail users. The Wall Street Journal, which was...

India To Have Data Protection Bill To Fix Privacy Concern After Facebook Fiasco

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In the wake of the whole data-leak fiasco, lately, there's been heightening in the need to protect the privacy of individuals in India. Learning the hard way, India, unfortunately, didn’t have any digital privacy laws to safeguard user information, until now. But all of that may be about to change very soon.This transformation is most likely since the Srikrishna Committee is...

‘Safari Workaround’ Could Cost Google As Much As $4.3 Billion

The recent spate of unlawful activities of data collection has put users in a hole. Now, even iPhone users don't seem too invulnerable on the web despite the near flawless security of the iOS. A campaign group in the U.K called "Google You Owe Us" has filed a class action (also called 'Representative action' in the U.K) lawsuit against...

Facebook Data Leak Ghost Is Haunting Mark Zuckerberg Once Again

Facebook data leak
Looks like Facebook data leak issues are not buried once and for all. As a steady follow-up of the Guardian's unfurling in the month of March this year, Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) went on to update its terms and conditions to maintain data privacy and restrict access from third-party apps. But right after the announcement wherein the social media leviathan suspends...

Can Facebook Recover From Its Craterous Impact, Or End Up Meeting MySpace?

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Unless you have been living under a rock for the past month or so, chances are you must have, at the very least, heard of the massive Cambridge Analytic scandal that has rocked Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) to its very core. The social media giant has found itself in a quagmire, with its future looking somewhat uncertain. Every day the...

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