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Blog Entry Whole Body Imaging and Privacy Concerns that Follow
by Srishti Goyal published Aug 22, 2011 last modified Sep 29, 2011 05:38 AM — filed under: ,
Law student at the National University of Juridical Sciences, and intern for Privacy India, Srishti Goyal compares, contrasts, and critiques the Whole Body Imaging practices found in the US, the UK, and Australia, and makes recommendations for an Indian regime.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Whose Data is it Anyway?
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 18, 2012 last modified Apr 28, 2012 04:12 AM — filed under: , , ,
Tactical Technology Collective and the Centre for Internet & Society invite you to the second round of discussions of the Exposing Data Series at the CIS office in Bangalore on 24 January 2012. Siddharth Hande and Hapee de Groot will be speaking on this occasion.
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Blog Entry Why 'Facebook' is More Dangerous than the Government Spying on You
by Maria Xynou published Nov 19, 2013 last modified Nov 23, 2013 08:38 AM — filed under: , ,
In this article, Maria Xynou looks at state and corporate surveillance in India and analyzes why our "choice" to hand over our personal data can potentially be more harmful than traditional, top-down, state surveillance. Read this article and perhaps reconsider your "choice" to use social networking sites, such as Facebook.
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Why Aadhaar leaks should worry you, and is biometrics really safe?
by Prasad Krishna published May 12, 2017 — filed under: , ,
What’s worrying is that the UIDAI seems to always be in denial mode over security concerns.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Why conviction rate for cyber crime cases in Karnataka is abysmally low
by Theja Ram published Oct 13, 2019 last modified Oct 13, 2019 06:07 AM — filed under:
Police say a third of the cases involving economic offences in Karnataka are related to job scams, a third related to OTP and UPI fraud, and the remaining are lottery related scams.
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Blog Entry Why Data Localisation Might Lead To Unchecked Surveillance
by Pranesh Prakash published Oct 16, 2018 — filed under: , ,
In recent times, there has been a rash of policies and regulations that propose that the data that Indian entities handle be physically stored on servers in India, in some cases exclusively. In other cases, only a copy needs to be stored.
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Why did India fail to discover the ISIS Twitter handle?
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 27, 2014 — filed under:
India's surveillance system fails to track the servers of internet giants like Google or Facebook because these do not have servers in the country, says a leading cyber law expert.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Why did Nandan Nilekani praise a Twitter troll?
by Prasad Krishna published Jun 12, 2017 — filed under: , ,
As the Supreme Court upholds the linking of ‘Aadhar’ with PAN, questions around ex-UIDAI chairman Nandan Nilekani praising iSPIRT head Sharad Sharma Twitter troll and ‘Aadhar’s privacy properties will continue to be asked.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Why entrepreneurs are wary of the new draft e-commerce policy
by Rahul Sachitanandan published Mar 08, 2019 — filed under:
Raka Chakrawarti, an entrepreneur from Mumbai, is tensed these days, not about her business, which is booming, but over the rules of the Draft National e-Commerce Policy.
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Why experts are worried about Aadhaar-based authentication
by Prasad Krishna published Aug 07, 2016 — filed under: , ,
As private companies are increasingly using Aadhaar data, is the privacy and security of personal data really at risk? What do those defending Aadhaar have to say?
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