User: gibreelferishta Topic: PrivacyIndia
Category: Surveillance
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"Main Aim To Defeat BJP": CPI(M) Releases Manifesto, To Stop Surveillance 28.3.2019 NDTV News - India-news
The CPI(M) on Thursday proposed stoppage of mass surveillance, statutory minimum wage of not less than Rs 18,000 per month and curbing monopolies over telecom and internet service platforms in its...
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Caution: You are still being watched! 24.3.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The government claims the existing safeguards under the law are adequate, lawful, towards a legitimate purpose and provide for a "proportionate interference" in citizens' right to privacy, reports Nitin Sethi.
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No, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has not suddenly discovered a love for privacy 24.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Facebook founder’s recent 3,200-word blog post about privacy was seen as a huge shift. It may not be.
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Has your apartment got a ‘verification notice’ from Bengaluru City Police? 21.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Police has asked apartment associations in the city to submit details of all current and former residents. But associations say this violates residents' right to privacy
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Look who’s watching: CCTVs across Chennai raise questions and concerns 14.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The thousands of CCTV cameras dotting the streets of Chennai can well prove to be a double edged sword; will our safety come at the cost of privacy and personal information security?
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Zuckerberg Says Facebook's Future Is Going Big On Private, Secure Chats 7.3.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday the company would encrypt conversations on more of its messaging services and make them compatible, the latest sign that the world's...
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Zuckerberg says Facebook's future is going big on private chats 7.3.2019 Reuters: Top News
Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday the company would encrypt conversations on more of its messaging services and make them compatible, the latest sign that the world's biggest social network sees its future in intimate online chats.
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Order allowing agencies to monitor computers is in national interest, Centre tells Supreme Court 2.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The government was responding to a petition challenging the earlier notification as a violation of the fundamental right to privacy.
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Big Brother Billionaires Get Rich As China Watches Everyone 22.2.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Before he became a billionaire, Dai Lin would ride his bike to work, pedaling through the streets of Tianjin to the headquarters of Tiandy Technologies Co., the camera maker he built with support from...
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India’s new drone policy is shortsighted. Here’s why 5.2.2019 Scroll.in
It prescribes lax regulation of smaller remotely piloted aircraft, sparking concerns about surveillance, privacy and security.
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Why the Modi government’s proposed changes to IT Act pose a serious threat to open internet in India 27.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
They will result in increased censorship of content and break encryption.
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Microsoft welcomes regulation on facial recognition technology: Nadella 24.1.2019 Reuters: Money News
Microsoft Chief Executive Satya Nadella said on Thursday that with the growth of facial recognition technology, he would "welcome regulation that will help the marketplace not be a race to the bottom."
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The ‘Purdah’ amendment: Proposed changes to the IT Act could draw a veil over the Indian internet 24.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The planned changes will undermine freedom of expression and privacy online, weakening Indian democracy itself.
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I mind it a little bit: Djokovic expresses concern over ‘big brother’ cameras at Australian Open 22.1.2019 Scroll.in
The cameras unveils behind the scenes footage before and after the games.
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Justice AP Shah: Why the Supreme Court’s judgement on Aadhaar is flawed 22.1.2019 Scroll.in
In the foreword of a new book on Aadhaar, the former chief justice of the Delhi High Court writes about how the identity system is ‘an instrument of exclusion’.
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Airbnb Refunds Guest Who Found Undisclosed Indoor Camera During Stay 18.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Some time after Jeffrey Bigham and his family checked into an Airbnb just before the new year, he spotted something that was not in the rental's online listing. Staring back at him, above the TV,...
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Maharashtra: SC modifies law imposing restrictions on dance bars 17.1.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, The Supreme Court on Thursday nixed some provisions of law imposing restrictions on the licensing and functioning of dance bars in Maharashtra, paving the way for their reopening. A bench, headed by Justice A K Sikri, relaxed stringent conditions imposed by the state government for obtaining licenses for dance bars. The bench revoked certain […]
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India protests against alleged harassment of its diplomats in Pakistan: Reports 15.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
New Delhi claimed its envoys were kept under ‘aggressive watch’ during a wedding reception in Islamabad last month.
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Column: 2019 will be the year of more state control 5.1.2019 Reuters: South Asia News
A signature theme of the new year is the possibility of a malign confrontation between the world’s greatly enhanced capacity for electronic surveillance and the weakening of democratic control. The antidote to that risk is the democratic spirit and civil freedoms – both of which are suffering world-wide. These are not dead, but they are unwell, at times ...
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What a Honduran teen’s trauma says about tackling of sexual assault cases in US immigrant centres 30.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
A ProPublica probe reveals that police are quickly – and with little investigation – closing the cases.
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