Impact of Privacy Policy Changes by Google

Ministry of Communications & Information Technology Impact of Privacy Policy Changes by Google The Minister of State for Communications & Information Technology Shri Sachin Pilot, informed Rajya Sabha today that Section 43A of the amended Information Technology Act, 2000 establishes a legal framework for data privacy protection in India. It mandates ‘body corporates’ to implement ‘reasonable security practices’ for protecting ‘sensitive personal information of individuals. The … [Read more...]

Centre asks Google, Facebook to check offensive web content

Centre asks Google, Facebook to check offensive web content Concerned over objectionable content on social networking sites, the government on Tuesday made it clear it cannot allow this to go on and has asked internet firms like Google and Facebook to fall in line. "I suggested that these platforms should evolve a mechanism on their own to ensure that such contents are removed as soon as they get to know of it... I have told them that this cannot go on. I believe that no reasonable … [Read more...]