Wednesday, June 29, 2022


Will the contentious Data Protection Bill make India an Orwellian State?

The Data Protection Bill and the Threats of Massive State Surveillance in India.
Shaheen Bagh

Government Skips Opposition’s Query over use of Spyware Against 100 Activists and Journalists.

“No unauthorised interceptions have taken place” ,claims Union Information and Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.

Surveillance Threat: India Preps For Nationwide Facial Recognition System

As India prepares to install a nationwide facial recognition system in an effort to catch criminals and find missing children, human rights and technology experts warn of risks to privacy due to increased surveillance.

Right to Breach Privacy: Centre’s Surveillance Order

The new law is likely to breach privacy and raise several important concerns about the proper utilization of data. The hue and cry over the mandate by the Opposition has asserted that it will be an assault on privacy.

In Bid to Trace ‘Unlawful’ Words, Freedom of Speech under Threat

In an amendment to the IT Act, the government has proposed to break end-to-end encryption and get access to all user data online raising questions about freedom of speech online.

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