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130 Million Aadhaar Numbers Were Made Public, Says New Report
by Prasad Krishna published May 03, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 06:32 AM — filed under: , ,
The research report looks at four major government portals whose poor information security practices have exposed personal data including bank account details.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
130 Million at Risk of Fraud After Massive Leak of Indian Biometric System Data
by Prasad Krishna published May 03, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 12:36 PM — filed under: , , ,
A series of potentially calamitous leaks in India leave as many as 130 million people at risk of fraud or worse after caches of biometric and other personal data became accessible online.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
135 MEELLION Indian government payment card details leaked
by Prasad Krishna published May 03, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 11:51 AM — filed under: , ,
Legislation coming to beef up Aadhaar card privacy, security.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
135 million aadhaar details, 100 million bank accounts "leaked" from government websites: Researchers
by Prasad Krishna published May 05, 2017 last modified May 20, 2017 06:19 AM — filed under: , , ,
This was published by Counterview on May 5, 2017.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry “Politics by other means”: Fostering positive contestation and charting ‘red lines’ through global governance in cyberspace
by Arindrajit Basu published Oct 20, 2019 last modified Oct 21, 2019 03:40 PM — filed under: ,
The past year has been a busy one for the fermentation of global governance efforts in cyberspace with multiple actors-states, industry, and civil society spearheading a variety of initiatives. Given the multiplicity of actors, ideologies, and vested interests at play in this ecosystem, any governance initiative will be, by default, political, and desirably so.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
“The Internet and Controls: A Disturbing Scenario”
by Prasad Krishna published Mar 05, 2014 — filed under:
Prof. Mohan SundaraRajan, a renowned science writer will give a talk at the Bangalore International Centre in TERI on March 7, 2014 at 6.30 p.m. Sunil Abraham will chair and moderate the session.
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350% surge in Cyber crimes in last 3 years
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 20, 2015 last modified Feb 07, 2015 04:13 PM — filed under:
India’s registered cyber crimes leapt 350% in three years but the legal system is struggling to cope with more and more lawbreakers exploiting the anonymity of the internet.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry 377 Bites the Dust: Unpacking the long and winding road to the judicial decriminalization of homosexuality in India
by Agnidipto Tarafder and Arindrajit Basu published Oct 18, 2018 last modified Oct 18, 2018 12:39 AM — filed under: ,
An informal case comment tracing the journey and assessing the societal implications the recent 377 (Navtej Johar v Union of India).
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
2011: The year India began to harness social media
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 04, 2012 last modified Jan 04, 2012 07:19 AM — filed under:
About half a decade ago, netizens began to expand their online presence by forging new relationships, rediscovering old ones and sharing information and content on what came to be collectively termed as social media. The year gone by marked a new milestone for this social media phenomenon, which saw a paradigm shift from merely being a networking platform to becoming a political tool, writes Satarupa Paul in the Sunday Guardian on 1 January 2012.
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2012 in Review: Biometric ID Systems Grew Internationally...and So Did Concerns about Privacy
by Prasad Krishna published Jan 01, 2013 last modified Jan 17, 2013 04:40 AM — filed under:
As the year draws to a close, EFF is looking back at the major trends influencing digital rights in 2012 and discussing where we are in the fight for free expression, innovation, fair use, and privacy.
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