So - the new #ITPortal did not have E-Verification system and this is feature complete by changing the law to obsolete system features? cc @iam_anandv https://twitter.com/AmanKayamHai_/status/1434929268992086019
First @passportsevamea insists in RTI response that #AarogyaSetu is a must for passport applicants. I challenge them, they perform a volte-face; say app not mandatory. Bottom line: Nobody can deny you entry at a Passport Seva Kendra for not having the app.
@mer__edith @rcalo In addition to US contractors, it's worth asking aid agency institutions why they funded these in the first place (knowing the context of Afghanistan and South Asia), and what they are doing to shutdown these systems and mitigate harms. In particular, USAID and the World Bank
Good Biometrics = When good govt is in charge.
Bad Biometrics = When bad govt is in charge.
And yet technology is value free, huh? https://twitter.com/Wolven/status/1427793836126965760
Indian Computer Emergency Response Team can't say we will investigate one case and won't investigate another. It is duty bound to the citizens of India to conduct forensic audits on every reported breach. Hopeful Delhi High Court will take them to task.
Guess who gets a free pass in all this? (Hint : Not Modi) https://twitter.com/kodunthamizhan/status/1426163288828563456
Lets name names - It looks like https://pay1.in/ was breached. Their lending partner #pragaticapital https://twitter.com/nanduhari/status/1424573503718629377
Tharoor as chairperson of parliamentary committee on IT was supposed to look into aarogyasetu, nothing happened. Whether cowin is great or not, why not look into it seriously. If one digs into all the experiments carried part of vaccination, cowin has many
3 ദിവസം കൂടുമ്പോള് 500 രൂപ കൊടുത്ത് #RTPCR എടുക്കണോ അല്ലെങ്കില് 1000 രൂപ കൊടുത്ത് പ്രൈവറ്റ് സെക്ടറില് നിന്ന് വാക്സീന് എടുക്കണോ എന്ന ചോദ്യത്തിലേക്ക് നിങ്ങളെ എത്തിക്കുകയാണ് പുതിയ പോളിസി. ഇതല്ല #Kerala ത്തിലെ #LDF സര്ക്കാര് ചെയ്യേണ്ടത്. @anivar Talks
Hidden in plain sight.
You didn't need fancy apps for integrated ticketing a century back. You don't need them now. https://twitter.com/AjayKamalakaran/status/1421357946349363202
Aarogya Setu .
The only purpose of its existence now is collecting your social graph for snooping
Oh no what will Modi, Shah & Doval use now to snoop on women journalists? https://twitter.com/npr/status/1420891550163275779
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