User: gibreelferishta Topic: PrivacyIndia
Category: Surveillance
Last updated: Jun 09 2020 15:19 IST RSS 2.0
 
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"Malware": Digvijaya Singh Raises Doubts Over Aarogya Setu App 3.5.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh today raised privacy and data issues over the usage of "Aarogya Setu App", a COVID-19 tracking mobile application launched by...
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Aarogya app 'sophisticated surveillance', says Rahul 3.5.2020 Rediff: News
Technology can help keep us safe, but fear must not be used to track citizens without their consent, he said. The mobile application helps users identify whether they are at risk of the COVID-19 infection.
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Rahul Gandhi raises security, privacy concerns over Aarogya Setu app 2.5.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the Aarogya Setu mobile application is a "sophisticated surveillance system" outsourced to a private operator, raising serious data security and privacy concerns. ​​Technology can help keep us safe, but fear must not be used to track citizens without their consent, he said.
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"Aarogya Setu A Sophisticated Surveillance System": Rahul Gandhi 2.5.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi today criticised the government over the coronavirus tracking app Aarogya Setu as a "sophisticated surveillance system". The app that was meant for voluntary use when it was...
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Aarogya Setu Mandatory for Employees in India, People in Containment Zones 2.5.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
The government has made the use of Aarogya Setu app mandatory for all public and private sector employees while announcing another extension of the ongoing lockdown to contain the COVID-19 pandemic....
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Govt makes Aarogya Setu a must for all office workers 2.5.2020 Rediff: Business
The ministry of home affairs has made the use of Aarogya Setu app mandatory for all employees, both private and public, and pinned the responsibility for compliance on the head of respective organisations.
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Swiss soldiers pick up smartphones to fight COVID-19 1.5.2020 Reuters: World News
In the battle against coronavirus, Swiss soldiers are using smartphones to test a new contact tracing application that could prevent infections while also protecting users' privacy.
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Should COVID-19 App Be Mandatory? Talks On, No Decision Yet, Say Sources 1.5.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Aarogya Setu, the contact-tracing app the government has been pushing in its fight against coronavirus, may be made mandatory for all citizens amid concerns expressed by experts about privacy and...
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Interview: Is Aarogya Setu a tool for Covid-19 contact tracing or mass surveillance? 30.4.2020 Scroll.in
A conversation with Lalitesh Katragadda, who has worked on the app, and Raman Jit Singh Chima, founder of Internet Freedom Foundation.
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The pandemic's other dangers 26.4.2020 Rediff: News
'Every strongman leader is faced with the same opportunity: Harness the increased societal panic to amass more power,' warns Mihir S Sharma.
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From Aadhaar to Aarogya Setu: How surveillance technology is devaluing India’s democratic rights 25.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The app could potentially allow the government to peer into aspects of the user’s private life that have nothing to do with Covid-19.
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Apple, Google Update Privacy Of Virus Tracing Tool 25.4.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Apple and Google said Friday their coronavirus "contact tracing" technology would enable smartphone users to control their own data, and that the system would likely be shut down after the pandemic...
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He helped developed the Aarogya Setu app 21.4.2020 Rediff: News
'The information is used only to fight the COVID-19 virus and the privacy terms explicitly state that information will be used only for this purpose.'
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The Aarogya Setu app endorsed by Modi to track Covid-19 cases could ramp up government surveillance 17.4.2020 Scroll.in
A research paper details privacy right concerns related to the app.
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How Indian states are using surveillance technology to track Covid-19 cases 13.4.2020 Scroll.in
This helps tackle disease risk, but also raises privacy and security concerns.
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Manipur CM appeals people to install Aarogya Setu mobile app 12.4.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Manipur CM appeals people to install Aarogya Setu mobile app
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Will the coronavirus crisis inevitably result in an expansion of the surveillance state in India? 5.4.2020 Scroll.in
Surveillance may be necessary to contain the virus, but will it come with oversight and government accountability?
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Coronavirus surveillance poses long-term privacy threat, U.N. expert warns 31.3.2020 Reuters: Top News
TBILISI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Surveillance measures rolled out across the world as governments try curb the spread of coronavirus could cause lasting damage to the right to privacy, a United Nations expert has warned.
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Privacy Rights May Become Next Victim Of Killer COVID-19 Pandemic 31.3.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Digital surveillance and smartphone technology may prove helpful in containing the coronavirus pandemic - but some activists fear this could mean lasting harm to privacy and digital rights.
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Robot pets have become tools of elderly care – but they raise crucial privacy concerns 30.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Social robots collect personal information to create user profiles and generate the right response.
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