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Aug 31, 2019
CBI takes over probe into charges of tapping telephones of Karnataka politicians, bureaucrats during Congress-JD(S) govt's tenureThe CBI has taken over investigation into alleged phone tapping of politicians, their relatives and bureaucrats during the previous Congress-JD(S) government in Karnataka.
Jul 02, 2019
SC defers hearing of PILs against MHA order that allows Central agencies to decrypt data saved on any computerIn an affidavit filed before the apex court in March, the Centre has defended its notification, saying the decision does not infringe upon the Right to Privacy and was done in state interest.
May 14, 2019
SC's demand for apology, arrest of BJP worker shows how Section 66A of IT Act continues to haunt free speech despite being struck downWhile Priyanka Sharma has been released and the Supreme Court waived the condition of apology, the fact that she was asked to apologise in the first place raises the question if Section 66A is still in existence
Dec 21, 2018
MHA notification: Authorised agencies don't have suo motu powers to issue interception, monitoring directionsThe notification is not blanket empowerment of these agencies to carry out surveillance.
Jan 26, 2018
Aadhaar hearing: Lack of governmental ownership of CIDR’s source code can have serious consequencesLacking ownership over this critical infrastructure can have serious consequences. One such consequence is that this affects the ability of the government to declare it as a ‘protected system’, a crucial factor for ensuring the safety of the CIDR.
Aug 06, 2017
Privacy concerns rise in Kashmir as IT Act silent about cellphone and data searchesJammu and Kashmir Police in March this year claimed to have traced connections of some 10,000 Facebook profiles to Pakistan and said militant groups control some 300 groups on WhatsApp.
Apr 20, 2017
Narendra Modi govt crackdown on online child sexual abuse content by 31 JulyThe government has directed Internet service providers (ISP) to block distribution and transmission of child sexual abuse content by 31 July.
Apr 19, 2017
Aadhaar data privacy: UIDAI files FIRs against 8 websites for illegally collecting user infoThe Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has filed FIRs against eight unauthorised websites for promising Aadhaar-related services, and illegally collecting Aadhaar number and enrolment details from people.
Apr 07, 2017
Facebook launches new tool to tackle 'revenge porn': Here's what can be doneFacebook on Wednesday announced that is launching tools to prevent the upload and reupload of ‘revenge porn’.
Jan 11, 2013
Govt has a new cyber security plan; PC hardware to come with statutory warningIn light of the rising instances of cyber crime in the country, the government reportedly, has some changes lined up. The Times of India reports that the