Is Traceability a Privacy Concern? Dissecting the India-WhatsApp Feud

Earlier this year, India’s Ministry of Electronics & IT (MEITY) announced new guidelines for popular social media companies such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google. The new policy dictates, among other things, that the companies will be required to acknowledge and comply with India’s takedown requests of “unlawful, misinformation, and violent content within 24 hours.” India…

Swipe on, Swipe off: Key Fobs are Gathering Your Data and How the New York Tenant Data Privacy Act Looks to Help

A New York City law will regulate how landlords may gather and use their tenants’ data. This law is the first of its kind to create duties and responsibilities for building owners in how they must manage data and information gathered through smart access devices. Convenience vs Privacy In the ongoing tug-of-war between personal convenience…