Raya Sarkar says all named in her list violated Visakha guidelines’ sexual harassment grounds

Raya Sarkar says all named in her list violated Visakha guidelines’ sexual harassment grounds: Responding to criticism of her crowd-sourced list naming academics who have been accused of sexual harassment by students, Raya Sarkar, an Indian lawyer based in the United States, asserted that everyone on the list had violated the sexual harassment grounds set by Visakha…

A Public Focused Approach To Net Neutrality

A Public Focused Approach To Net Neutrality: Net neutrality is the idea that Internet service providers (ISPs) should treat all data that travels over their networks fairly, without improper discrimination in favor of particular apps, sites or services. It’s a principle that’s faced many threats over the years from ISPs and government agencies seeking to…

The Privacy Battle Over the World’s Largest Biometric Database

The Privacy Battle Over the World’s Largest Biometric Database: In 2009, with little attention from abroad, the government of India launched a new identification program that has gone on to become the largest biometric database in the world. The program, known as Aadhaar, has collected the names, addresses, phone numbers—and perhaps more significantly, fingerprints, photographs,…