Cybercrime warning over ‘dark web’

Cybercrime is racing ahead of law enforcers’ ability to control it as the “dark web”, or “deep” internet, expands, a former senior civil servant warned. But Sir David Omand, a former director of eavesdropping centre GCHQ and former UK security and intelligence co-ordinator, dismissed suggestions that attempts to curb internet crime were leading to “mass…

India may dilute stand on Net control

A note prepared by the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) proposes backing for the popular view on a multi-stakeholder approach to Internet Governance. This is a departure from the earlier stand where India had argued that only governments, working through international organisations like the United Nations and International Telecommunications Union, have the legitimacy…

India is an enemy of the Internet thanks to CMS and Netra

On World Day Against Cyber-Censorship, Reporters Without Borders published Enemies of the Internet report  where along with US, UK and Russia, India has made to the list for the first time. In 2012, the group had included India in the list of “under surveillance” countries, that were just a step away from the ‘Enemies of the internet’ list. Check out …[Source: Medianama.com,  March…