Month: December 2020

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Basics of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Every business operating within, or with clients/customers who are citizens of, European Union member states should comply with the General Data Protection Regulation. What is GDPR? At its core, GDPR is a set of rules designed to give EU citizens more control over their personal data. It aims to simplify the regulatory environment for business […]

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Basics of Data Privacy for businesses

What is data privacy? Information privacy is the relationship between the collection and dissemination of data, technology, the public expectation of privacy, and the legal and political issues surrounding them. It is also known as data privacy or data protection. Data privacy is the right of an individual to have control over how personal information […]

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Privacy for children in the digital age

If you think that stress on the eyes or a lack of physical activity are the only downsides of children spending long hours on the internet, think again! Recently, I have explored many solutions available in the market, which can predict your behavior based upon your online activity. So, even if you may not realize […]

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COVID-19: Finding the middle ground in safety vs data privacy debate

By Anusuya Datta The COVID-19 crisis couldn’t have underlined the value of data better. Ever since the outbreak, governments, multilateral organizations and businesses have scrambled to bring all available data on the table to fight the virus and its alarming spread. From monitoring people’s movements to systematic contract tracing via apps and phone records, surveillance […]

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This Month in Data Privacy (December 2020)

Top news in the world of data privacy, this month, that you do not want to miss. December 18 Facebook temporarily suspends Instagram, Messenger features for EU usersFacebook plans to temporarily suspend features in both Instagram and its Messenger application for European users to comply with changes in the ePrivacy Directive, which will cover so-called […]

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