News tagged with personal identity

India's top court says privacy is a fundamental right

India's Supreme Court ruled Thursday that citizens have a constitutional right to privacy, a landmark verdict that could have wide-reaching implications for the government's biometric programme which holds data on over one ...

dateAug 24, 2017 in Security
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Is there such a thing as a 'true self'?

"To thine own self be true", the saying goes. It is often taken as sage advice, a remnant scrap of Elizabethan life coaching, but Shakespeare may have meant it to be heard as a stale platitude. He puts it in the mouth of ...

dateJul 31, 2017 in Social Sciences
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The first 72 hours are critical for hacking victims

US President Barack Obama is seeking US$14 billion to tackle it. The UK wants to build a start-up industry around it. And Australia is in the middle of what could be a year-long review into getting better at it. The issue ...

dateMar 12, 2015 in Security
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