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Blog Entry What’s up with WhatsApp?
by Aayush Rathi and Sunil Abraham published Apr 23, 2018 — filed under: , , , , ,
In 2016, WhatsApp Inc announced it was rolling out end-to-end encryption, but is the company doing what it claims to be doing?
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Is This The Beginning Of The End For Facebook?
by Admin published Apr 17, 2018 last modified Apr 17, 2018 02:44 PM — filed under: , ,
After two days of congressional hearings that collectively lasted over ten hours, there are many questions about Facebook, its policies and its future that experts are debating.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Blog Entry Digital Native: Delete Facebook?
by Nishant Shah published Apr 08, 2018 last modified May 06, 2018 03:08 AM — filed under: , , , ,
You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave.
Located in RAW
Blog Entry Cambridge Analytica scandal: How India can save democracy from Facebook
by Sunil Abraham published Mar 28, 2018 — filed under: , , ,
Hegemonic incumbents like Google and Facebook need to be tackled with regulation; govt should use procurement power to fund open source alternatives.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Data Breach: How will the biggest scandal that Facebook is mired in affect its credibility in India?
by Admin published Mar 27, 2018 — filed under: ,
Facebook has not been able to catch a break lately.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Is Facebook too powerful without legal safeguards?
by Admin published Mar 25, 2018 — filed under: ,
The absence of a data protection law and a competition watchdog to oversee Internet companies are key shortcomings, according to some experts.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Suicide videos: Facebook beefs up team to monitor content
by Prasad Krishna published May 20, 2017 — filed under: ,
Responding to the spate of suicides being livestreamed, social media giant Facebook has announced it will add another 3,000 people to its 4,500-strong review team that moderates content. The review team will also work in tandem with law enforcement agencies on this issue.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Faking it on WhatsApp: How India's favourite messaging app is turning into a rumour mill
by Prasad Krishna published May 19, 2017 last modified May 19, 2017 02:44 PM — filed under: ,
Spreading fast and wild on WhatsApp fake news about riots, ‘miracle’ currency
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
A 13-year-old's rape in TN highlights the major threat online sexual grooming poses to children
by Prasad Krishna published May 19, 2017 — filed under: ,
Predatory paedophiles online pose a major threat to children who form 7% of internet users in India.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Kashmir: Telecom firms struggle to block 22 banned social media sites
by Prasad Krishna published May 04, 2017 — filed under: , , ,
A BSNL official says engineers are still working on shutting down the 22 social media sites but so far had been unable to do so without freezing the Internet across Kashmir.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media