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Throw Your Laptop Into the Sea, the Surveillance Economy Will Still Win #RightToPrivacy

Resistance is (currently) futile. Maybe it doesn’t have to be. By Charlie Warzel Mr. Warzel is an Opinion writer at large. This article is part of a limited-run newsletter. You can sign up here. You can’t solve a problem that you can’t… Continue Reading →

San Francisco becomes first city in U.S. to ban facial-recognition software

A surveillance camera hangs from the side of a building in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)By Drew HarwellMay 14 at 7:16 PM San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in the United States to ban the use of facial-recognition software… Continue Reading →

India – Section 66A bites ‘zombie’ dust. SC issues fresh directions. #RightToMeme

Highlights Background: In March, 2015 the Supreme Court by its judgement in Shreya Singhal v. Union of India  declared 66A of the Information Technology Act to be unconstitutional because it violated our fundamental right to freedom of speech. However, a study conducted by… Continue Reading →

Author’s Wikipedia page vandalised after TIME’s critical cover story on PM Modi

Arjun Sidharth10th May 2019 Arjun Sidharth So this guys Aatish Taseer works as PR manager for Indian National Congress. No doubt Time magzine has lost their credibilty and has become mouthpiece of Leftist. The above message was tweeted by a… Continue Reading →

Database With Millions of Indian Personal Records Exposed and Hijacked

POSTED BY: BOB DIACHENKO MAY 8, 2019 On May 1st, I have discovered an unprotected and publicly indexed MongoDB database which contained 275,265,298 records with personal identifiable information (PII) on Indian citizens, including the following fields: Name Email Gender Education level and area of… Continue Reading →

Fasting to SAVE Ganga, Atmabodhanand follows India’s “glorious” tradition of sacrifices

By Sandeep Pandey*The freedom struggle of this country has witnessed a band of youth inspired by a zeal willing to put their lives at stake. Number of them were arrested, tried in court and executed by the British. Bhagat Singh,… Continue Reading →

PIL filed in Supreme Court to link Aadhaar with social media accounts #WTFnews

The petition was filed by advocate and Delhi BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay By Express News Service NEW DELHI: A PIL was filed in the Supreme Court seeking direction to the Centre to ascertain the feasibility of linking Aadhaar with social media accounts,… Continue Reading →

The IL&FS Aadhaar enrolment scandal – Part 1

Why the Aadhaar database is fatally compromised, why the UIDAI has known about it for years, and how they covered it up. (thread) 2. This is a story about a scandal so big it should have marked the cancellation of the… Continue Reading →

Aadhaar Data Of Over 2 Crore Punjab Residents Found On Seized Hard Disks

NT Punjab has a population of around 2.8 crore, out of which Aadhaar details of over 2 crore persons have been found with IT Grids. The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has, however, refuted reports about the breach of… Continue Reading →

Karnataka to use Aadhaar-linked ID to track every pregnancy #WTFnews’

The Department of Health and Family Welfare is all set to track every pregnancy in the state, from conception to birth, with the help of an Aadhaar-linked unique ID number. Every year, Karnataka sees 11 lakh-13 lakh pregnant women. But… Continue Reading →

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