Protests against art show our laws encourage a free reign to feeling ‘offended’

Protests against art show our laws encourage a free reign to feeling ‘offended’: Kerala’s leading daily Malayala Manorama on Tuesday ran an unconditional, front-page apology on behalf of the group on behalf of their 150-year-old literary magazine Bhashaposhini after two images in its latest edition results in protests from two powerful communities in the state.…

One item Digital India must urgently address – strengthening data security and privacy rights

One item Digital India must urgently address – strengthening data security and privacy rights: The government’s demonetisation decision of November 8 has, while kicking off a noisy debate on its disruptive, positive and negative impacts, launched the country on the irreversible path of digital payments as a substitute to cash. While the pros and cons…

The privacy concerns of social media companies like Facebook are hurting investigations

The privacy concerns of social media companies like Facebook are hurting investigations: Recent reports show an increasing reluctance on the part of social media companies to cooperate with investigations of posts, videos, etc. through their websites. Privacy concerns appear to be the main reason for this. The most recent case is where Facebook refused to…