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Special Report: How ZTE helps Venezuela create China-style social control 14.11.2018 Reuters: World News
In April 2008, former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dispatched Justice Ministry officials to visit counterparts in the Chinese technology hub of Shenzhen. Their mission, according to a member of the Venezuela delegation, was to learn the workings of China's national identity card ...
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China exports its restrictive internet policies to dozens of countries: report 1.11.2018 Reuters: World News
China's restrictive internet policy and digital surveillance has spread worldwide over the last two years, with its government training emerging market countries on process and its companies furnishing the tools, a democracy watchdog group's annual report ...
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Microsoft regularly shared data of India bank customers with US intelligence agencies, claims report 30.10.2018 Scroll.in
The RBI flagged the matter in a report that has been placed before the audit committees of banks.
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Aadhaar: Private companies need to delete info 27.9.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'The striking down of the use of Aadhaar by private companies implicitly calls for the deletion or erasure of all personal data vested in the servers of the private service providers.'
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Reasonable Restrictions On Aadhaar Will Further Strengthen It: UIDAI 26.9.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Calling it historic and landmark, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court judgment on Aadhaar and said the reasonable conditions and restrictions...
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Aadhaar neither creates surveillance state nor violates privacy: UIDAI 26.9.2018 Rediff: News
"Aadhaar Act has withstood the judicial scrutiny and the purpose of the Act is legitimate," it said.
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Supreme Court imposes curbs on use of Aadhaar 26.9.2018 Reuters: World News
The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the validity of India's massive biometric identity system, known as Aadhaar, but flagged privacy concerns and curbed a government push to make it mandatory for services from opening bank accounts to securing cell phone ...
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Aadhaar verdict big victory, will end abuse of power: Congress 26.9.2018 Sify Finance
Calling the Supreme Court's verdict a big victory, the Congress on Wednesday said the decision to strike down the Modi governments "surveillance tool" will put an end to the government's "abuse of power".
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Aadhaar: Data everywhere, little left to steal 26.9.2018 Rediff: News
'Every Indian citizen is already exposed to massive digital surveillance and most are already vulnerable to data theft and cyber-impersonation as well,' points out Devangshu Datta.
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Aadhaar Law Shouldn't Have Been Money Bill: Justice Chandrachud 26.9.2018 NDTV News - India-news
As Aadhaar was declared constitutionally valid with conditions by a majority verdict of the Supreme Court, one of the five judges said the national identity card scheme, in its current form, cannot be...
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European Human Rights Court Rules Against Britain Over Mass Surveillance 13.9.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Europe's top rights court ruled Thursday that Britain's programme of mass surveillance, revealed by whistleblower Edward Snowden as part of his sensational leaks on US spying, violated people's right...
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DNA Profiling Bill Will Violate Privacy, Autonomy Of Citizens: Congress 26.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The Congress today accused the government of attempting to carry out "360-degree profiling" of citizens, and claimed that the DNA profiling bill was violative of the privacy and autonomy of people.
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"Government Must Slap Penalty": Edward Snowden On Aadhaar Data Misuse 19.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The government must slap penalty on anyone using Aadhaar data for purposes other than public services, whistle-blower Edward Snowden has said.
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If Modi govt is serious about Aadhaar, they should ensure penalty agai... 18.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
If Modi govt is serious about Aadhaar, they should ensure penalty agai...
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US Government Seeks Facebook Help To Wiretap Messenger: Sources 18.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The US government is trying to force Facebook Inc to break the encryption in its popular Messenger app so law enforcement may listen to a suspect's voice conversations in a criminal probe, three...
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Exclusive: U.S. government seeks Facebook help to wiretap Messenger - sources 18.8.2018 Reuters: Top News
The U.S. government is trying to force Facebook Inc to break the encryption in its popular Messenger app so law enforcement may listen to a suspect's voice conversations in a criminal probe, three people briefed on the case said, resurrecting the issue of whether companies can be compelled to alter their products to enable ...
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Forget battle between Delhi CM and governor; here’s the real issue with CCTV cameras 9.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Arvind Kejriwal wants CCTVs around the capital. LG Anil Baijal imposes numerous conditions and constraints. That has been the dominant narrative in this controversy so far. But what exactly can these cameras achieve for a city and where lie the pitfalls?
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Centre scraps social media hub after 'surveillance state' remark 3.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Trinamool Congress MLA Mahua Moitra alleged that the Centre's social media hub policy was to be used as a tool to monitor social media activities of the citizens and should be quashed.
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Some US Passengers' In-Flight Behaviour Was Secretly Monitored For Years 30.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Federal air marshals have for years been quietly monitoring small numbers of U.S. air passengers and reporting on in-flight behavior considered suspicious, even if those individuals have no known...
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Inside the thriving world of India's private detectives 27.7.2018 Rediff: News
There's a certain amount of drama to the profession.
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