Category Archives: Privacy

Naavi.org Response to RBI Discussion Paper on Disincentivisation of Cheques

Naavi.org has finalized its first response to the RBI discussion paper on Disincentivisation of cheques released by RBI on 31st January 2013. A Copy of the response is available here :   http://www.naavi.org/cl_editorial_13/rbi_discussion_cheques_ds.pdf Public comments can be sent upto 28th … Continue reading

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Privacy Protected Zones Required

While discussing any legislation affecting Cyber Space, we discuss “Privacy” and “Data Protection” as important aspects for consideration. In India we are presently banking on ITA 2000/8 for “Data Protection”  and “Constitutional Rights” for “Privacy Protection”. ITA 2000/8 can indirectly … Continue reading

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2.5 lakh Twitter passwords compromised

It is reported that about 2.5 lakh Twitter IDs with passwords have been compromised. It is also reported that Twitter has informed the affected users and asked them to change passwords. Details in TOI

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HIPAA-HITECH Act Data Breach Audit

The Final Rule on HIPAA-HITECH Act released by HHS after a prolonged public discussion makes some changes in the way the Data Breach notification needs to be handled by Covered Entities and Business Associates. The key points of the Final … Continue reading

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Kapil Sibal on Headlines Today with Rahul Kanwal

On 26th and 27th of this month, Headlines Today broadcast an interesting discussion  with Mr Kapil Sibal, the minister of Communications and IT. The discussion put Mr Sibal in the center stage and direct questions were put to him by … Continue reading

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Mobile Apps.. Guidelines on Privacy

California Department of Justice has released a set of guidelines for Mobile Apps developers which act as “privacy Practice Recommendations”. The practices recommended here are expected to help in the compliance of the California Online privacy protection Act (COPPA) Being … Continue reading

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