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Pegasus: Israel To Review Allegations Of Misuse And Licensing Process

Politicians, rights activists and journalists were among those targeted with phone spyware sold to various governments by the Israeli firm, according to an international media consortium.

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No Urgency On Pleas Against WhatsApp Privacy Policy As It Won't Transfer Data To FB, Says HC

The US-based firm also informed the high court that for the time being it would not block the accounts of those not accepting the privacy policy.

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Twitter Updates Its Privacy Policy; Effective From Aug 19

US-based tech giant updates its terms of service and its privacy policy which will be effective from Aug 19, 2021.

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Twitter Says Goodbye To Fleets

The US-based tech giant started fleets about 8 months ago, but due to its limited usage, the company will shut down the feature by August 3

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Twitter India Appoints Vinay Prakash As Resident Grievance Officer

The appointment comes just three days after the Delhi high court on July 8 had hit out at Twitter for a delay in appointing the resident grievance officer.

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96% Of Complaints On Copyright: Google Monthly Compliance Report

Google released its monthly compliance report under the IT regulations that came into force on May 26.

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Twitter Website Displays Distorted Map Of India; J&K, Ladakh Shown Outside India

This is not the first time that Twitter has misrepresented India's map. Earlier, it had shown Leh as part of China.

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Data Speeds in India Remained Unaffected Despite Increased Usage During 2nd Wave: Report

Indian users were experiencing lesser speed when the content consumption significantly increased during the first corona wave last year

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Misinformation Leading To Misdirected Intermediary Guidelines

Vague intermediary guidelines fuel data privacy concerns & leave a lot to guesswork for Facebook, WhatsApp and other intermediaries

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WhatsApp Sues Indian Government Over New Privacy Rules

The case asks the Delhi High Court to declare that one of the new IT rules is a violation of privacy rights in India's constitution since it requires social media companies to identify the "first originator of information" when authorities demand it.

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FB, Google Working On Complying With Social Media Rules As Deadline Looms

The new rules, announced on February 25, require large social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp to follow additional due diligence, including the appointment of a chief compliance officer, nodal contact person and resident grievance officer.

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Social Media Companies Yet To Comply The New Guidelines

Social Media platforms may get in trouble if they do not comply with the new social media guidelines by May 25.

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Vivo Extends Product Warranty For Its Consumers In Lockdown Affected Regions

The policy will ensure the extension of the replacement period and other offers by 30 days, calculated from the day when the service center resumes business.

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59% Of Indian Adults Fell Prey To Cybercrime In Past 12 Months: Norton Report

As per the report, 1.3 billion hours were spent trying to resolve the cybercrime-related issues

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