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Your mobile apps have the permission to spy on you
by Admin published Apr 03, 2018 — filed under: ,
The top applications on the Android Play store in India seek permission like access to your camera, microphone, modify contacts and download files without notifications depending on the use of the app.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Your phone is a surveillance device, your ISP a surveillance provider…: Pranesh Prakash
by Prasad Krishna published May 27, 2015 last modified Jun 17, 2015 02:53 PM — filed under:
“In India there is no special privilege for journalists over ordinary citizens,” Pranesh Prakash, Policy Director at the Centre for Internet and Society began at the workshop entitled ‘Digital Security for Journalists’ organised by the Mumbai Press Club and the Centre for Internet and Society.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Your private data may be online, courtesy govt
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 29, 2013 — filed under: ,
Some depts have posted bank account & income details on net for transparency; experts cry privacy breach.
Located in News & Media
Your telco could help spy on you
by Prasad Krishna published Jul 30, 2013 — filed under: , , ,
Telecom minister gives approval to changes in rules for mobile licences to enable such mass surveillance.
Located in News & Media
Youths brainstorm at social summit
by Prasad Krishna published Sep 25, 2013 — filed under:
This group of youngsters is in the process of developing a smartphone app that will help traffic police and civic agencies strengthen emergency services like ambulances and fire engines.
Located in News & Media
YouTube is the answer to what has changed in India
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 20, 2013 — filed under: ,
Alternative Law Forum’s Lawrence Liang on relaunching Creative Commons, and how it changes the legal landscape of copyright issues.
Located in News & Media
Blog Entry Zero Draft of Content Removal Best Practices White Paper
by Jyoti Panday published Aug 31, 2014 last modified Sep 10, 2014 07:11 AM — filed under: ,
EFF and CIS Intermediary Liability Project is aimed towards the creation of a set of principles for intermediary liability in consultation with groups of Internet-focused NGOs and the academic community.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Zomato hack: You need to enhance online security with a password manager
by Prasad Krishna published May 23, 2017 — filed under: , ,
Hacking incident at Zomato underlines need to employ different passwords for different accounts.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Zuckerberg's India Backlash Imperils Free Global Web Vision
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 06, 2016 — filed under: , ,
When Facebook's co-founder proposed bringing free Web services to India, his stated aim was to help connect millions of impoverished people to unlimited opportunity. Instead, critics have accused him of making a poorly disguised land grab in India's burgeoning Internet sector. The growing backlash could threaten the very premise of Internet.org, his ambitious, two-year-old effort to connect the planet.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Zuckerberg's Plan Spurned as India Backs Full Net Neutrality
by Prasad Krishna published Feb 15, 2016 — filed under: , , , , ,
Facebook Inc.’s plans for expansion in India have suffered a major setback.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media