News tagged with personal privacy

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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Finding an online advertising compromise

How can the internet balance targeted advertising with privacy concerns? A novel approach to targeted advertising would allow companies to offer users relevant advertisements without having to expend energy tracking and data ...

dateNov 16, 2016 in Internet
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Telefonica eyes slice of data-sharing pie for users

Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica is working on a platform that could allow its clients to ask to be paid for the use of their personal data by internet titans like Google and Facebook, a company spokesman said Tuesday.

dateSep 06, 2016 in Telecom
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