Ajit Pai’s Fight Against Net Neutrality

Ajit Pai’s Fight Against Net Neutrality: Net neutrality: The idea that internet providers should enable equal access to all (legal) content and applications, regardless of source or nature. It is a principle of open networks and open access. To evangelists it is the core tenet that preserves users’ rights to free communication without which the…

Privacy concerns in Kashmir over cellphone prying

Privacy concerns in Kashmir over cellphone prying: Security forces in Kashmir, particularly in its volatile south, are allegedly prying into cellphones of residents during roadside searches, raising privacy issues in a state where militants use social media to propagate their agenda and garner mass support. Even as officials denied it was routine policing practice, dozens…

Hacker shows cops how he got Aadhaar data

Hacker shows cops how he got Aadhaar data: Abhinav Srivastava, prime accused in the Aadhaar data theft case, stunned investigators on Saturday with a six-hour demonstration explaining the shortcuts he used to hack+ into websites. He disclosed the modus operandi he used to hack into the government website to access Aadhaar data. The cyber crime sleuths recorded…

Privacy concerns in Kashmir over cellphone prying

Privacy concerns in Kashmir over cellphone prying: Security forces in Kashmir, particularly in its volatile south, are allegedly prying into cellphones of residents during roadside searches, raising privacy issues in a state where militants use social media to propagate their agenda and garner mass support. Even as officials denied it was routine policing practice, dozens…

India should not retreat from quality of polity, freedom of speech: ex-World Bank chief economist Kaushik Basu

India should not retreat from quality of polity, freedom of speech: ex-World Bank chief economist Kaushik Basu: India should not retreat from the quality of polity and the freedom of speech, the keystones of democracy, former World Bank chief economist Kaushik Basu said in Mumbai on Friday. “Indian leaders may be concerned about the increasing…