Mon, 04 Mar 2019 01:00
New cyberlaw ripe for abuse, activists warn
Election candidates urged to push for changes to prevent misuse by officials.
Fri, 01 Mar 2019 01:00
Fears over cyber law misplaced: drafters
Two- pronged legislation ‘will protect personal data from business misuse’
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 01:00
Rules loom on digital signature service in Indonesia
INDONESIA’S Communications and Information Ministry is closely monitoring startups that provide digital signatures services to prevent any misuse, an official has said.
Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:00
Beware of marijuana being misused if it’s legalised, says expert
Lecturer cites studies disproving claims of marijuana’s medicinal benefits; survey shows 99% support legalisation
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 01:00
WhatsApp says it is horrified over India lynchings linked to messages
AFTER the Indian government expressed its concerns over the misuse of WhatsApp for repeated circulation of provocative content that has led to lynchings in the country, the messaging app firm said it was horrified by terrible acts of violence.
Tue, 29 May 2018 01:00
The junta’s great lost opportunity
Re: “How the junta misused culture to boost ‘Thai-ism’”, Opinion, May 26.
Sun, 27 May 2018 01:00
SPECIAL REPORT: How the junta misused culture to boost ‘Thai-ism’
Academics say all the flagwaving songs, films and period costumes are mere state propaganda
Thu, 05 Apr 2018 01:00
Facebook CEO Zuckerberg to testify before Congress April 11: panel
Washington - Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg will testify before a US congressional committee on April 11 following the Cambridge Analytica scandal over alleged misuse of users' personal data, the House Energy and Commerce Committee announced Wednesday.
Mon, 02 Apr 2018 01:00
New book on legal philosophy offers lessons for Thai ethics
WHILE THE junta demands that citizens respect, obey and comply with the country’s laws, many people in the world see Thai law as abused and misused.
Tue, 27 Mar 2018 07:19
US FTC to probe Facebook over privacy practices
A US consumer protection agency said Monday it has opened an investigation into Facebook's privacy practices, another blow to the social network, which is struggling to deal with a growing crisis on misuse of private data.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 06:54
Data firm suspends CEO over Facebook scandal
Facebook expressed outrage Tuesday over the misuse of its data as Cambridge Analytica, the British firm at the centre of a major scandal rocking the social media giant, suspended its chief executive.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:11
Facebook rocked by data breach scandal as investigations loom
Washington - Facebook shares plunged Monday as the social media giant was pounded by criticism at home and abroad over revelations that a firm working for Donald Trump's presidential campaign harvested and misused data on 50 million members.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 08:13
Cambridge Analytica denies data misuse amid UK regulator probe
Communications firm Cambridge Analytica said Monday it "strongly denies" allegations it harvested data on 50 million Facebook users for Donald Trump's presidential campaign, as British regulators prepare to ask a court to allow access to its systems.
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 01:00
The smartest stance on bitcoin is caution
Doubts about the future of cryptocurrencies and their susceptibility to misuse render them a risky bet, but there’s room for optimism
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 01:00
New conflict of interest bill gets tough on officials
Law to be binding even on families of bureaucrats; harsh penalties for |misuse of state resources.