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Aadhaar Operator’s Biometrics Stolen & Misused, UIDAI Documents Prove

Tech-support emails accessed by HuffPost India prove that the biometric identity of an Aadhaar operator were stolen and misused to access the UIDAI software at various locations in India. JIND, Haryana — If you go by the Unique Identification Authority of… Continue Reading →

India’s state gas company- Indane- leaks millions of Aadhaar numbers

Search Another security lapse has exposed millions of Aadhaar numbers. Zack Whittaker This time, India’s state-owned gas company Indane left exposed a part of its website for dealers and distributors, even though it’s only supposed to be accessible with a… Continue Reading →

Sex robots are here — but laws aren’t keeping up with the ethical and privacy issues

by The Conversation From the Drudge Report to The New York Times, sex robots are rapidly becoming a part of the national conversation about the future of sex and relationships. Behind the headlines,… From the Drudge Report to The New York Times, sex robots… Continue Reading →

Narendra Modi App Has A Fake News Problem

Samarth Bansal NaMo app, the personal mobile application of the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is as vulnerable to communal propaganda and fake news as Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter. Originally posted on DisFact, my weekly newsletter about Indian politics, policy… Continue Reading →

India – How BJP is Using WhatsApp to Fuel Fake News Ahead of Elections

Historians may well point to India’s 2019 “WhatsApp elections” as a case study in how technology is shaking the foundations of democracyBILLY PERRIGO On Monday, in an effort to stop the spread of fake news, WhatsApp announced that users around the world… Continue Reading →

Supreme Court Admits PUCL PIL Challenging Surveillance Powers Under The Telegraph And IT Act

The Supreme Court has today issued notice in a PUCL PIL challenging the constitutional validity of Section 5(2) of the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885, read with Rule 419-A of the Indian Telegraph Rules, 1951, as well as Section 69 of… Continue Reading →

India stares at water scarcity

Gopalkrishna Gandhi   Tackling drought must be the immediate priority for administrators across the country The coming elections to the Lok Sabha, crucial to the future of our democracy, our pluralism, our federalism, are only a few weeks away. But… Continue Reading →

Kauravas were test tube babies, Ravana had several airports in Lanka: Andhra University VC

He questioned how Gandhari, the mother of Kauravas, could give birth to 100 children. ADVERTISEMENT “Mahabharat says 100 eggs were fertilised and put into 100 earthen pots. Are they not test tube babies?” he said. HIGHLIGHTS He claimed the ten… Continue Reading →

Kaiga nuclear plant expansion: Expect body blow for Western Ghats biodiversity

Rich tropical forest, vibrant wildlife, water of Kali river will be in line of destruction By Shankar Sharma  The Satoddi waterfall in the Western Ghats, in Uttara Kannada district, where the Kaiga Nuclear Power Plant is also located. Credit: Getty Images… Continue Reading →

India – Someone still asking for Aadhaar? Let us know!

Contrary to the Supreme Court’s judgment, some entities are still asking for Aadhaar A nine judge bench of the Supreme Court delivered its verdict on Aadhaar on September 26, 2018 wherein the majority view, comprised of – Dipak Misra CJI.,… Continue Reading →

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