Disappointing U-turn

In December, reportedly following an intervention by the prime minister, the government informed the Supreme Court that it would reconsider Section 66A of the IT Act, a law that has gained notoriety from being bluntly wielded against soft targets ranging from cartoonists to university professors, among others. Now, in affidavits responding to PILs questioning the…

‘Cyber Darshan’ Launched

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has said that  awareness on  cyber security was the need of the hour.  Launching the state-level function of  ‘Cyber Darshan’ programme being implemented under C-DIT, he said  it was important to promote cyber awareness given the fact that there are more number of mobile phones than the total population.
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Cyberdome to be Ready by March

The hi-tech cyber security centre of the state police, Cyberdome, which received Government nod last August, would become a reality at Technopark by March 1. The State Government had initiated the Private Public Partnership-based project, Cyberdome, in the wake of increasing cyber crimes and to gear up the hi-tech cyber cell of the State Police…