RT @digitaldutta
Delete people from electoral lists using software first, then do wide publicity asking them to apply again, if they have been wrongly deleted. The Representation of People's Act has no provision for this method and ECI must follow its old procedures of providing notice at houses

RT @hemantgary
First @passportsevamea insists in RTI response that 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.

RT @santhoshtr
Nirmala UI Malayalam has the following wrong u-sign glyphs when ss01 is applied. Saw this broken rendering in some documents recently. Any idea how this happened ? cc @TiroTypeworks

RT @logic
A scam - which is close to real put ₹150 as price per app installation. Is this how @SetuAarogya got its install base?

RT @nanduhari
EKyc data of a domestic money transfer platform breached and being sold by the same vendor who sold TN PDS data on Data sharing platform. Data includes scans of Aadhar,Pan,Cancelled cheque.Also this could be data from a loan app.

RT @mruef
Full phone number database of is up for sale on the . It contains 3.8 billion phone numbers. These are not just members but also people in contact lists that were synced. Chances are high that you are listed even if you haven't had a Clubhouse login.

RT @Kum_Sambhav
7. And mind you, a 360º data-system of granular profiles of all residents is not a pipe dream in India anymore. I saw it functioning in the state of Telangana, shredding privacy of its 30 million residents. Here is the scary picture I saw. Read in Part 3 reporters-collective.in/projec

Happy to see the tribe watching authoritarian tech is expanding.

When we started pointing technology related surveillance aspects in Aadhaar there was no media to report. The space slowly got expanded after in 2017 and now to newsrooms with Digital Forensics.
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RT @thewire_in
When you gaze long enough into the abyss, sometimes you will find a journalist gazing beadily back.

Our work exists because of you. We have 10 d…
twitter.com/thewire_in/status/

An interesting perspective from @pranesh , but under a paywall
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RT @pranesh
In today's Hindu, I argue that we need to professionalize intelligence gathering, bringing intelligence agencies under parliamentary oversight, making them non-partisan, and ensuring that civil liberties and rule of law are protected.

thehindu.com/opinion/lead/pega
twitter.com/pranesh/status/141

RT @pranesh
In today's Hindu, I argue that we need to professionalize intelligence gathering, bringing intelligence agencies under parliamentary oversight, making them non-partisan, and ensuring that civil liberties and rule of law are protected.

thehindu.com/opinion/lead/pega

RT @digitaldutta
After spyware reports emerged on 31st October 2019. The parliamentary committee on IT summonsed whatsapp and officials of MHA, DoT. Almost two years after this, we still don't know what the committee discussed. Any parliamentary committee behind a closed door is useless

Without Comments
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RT @TheLeaflet_in
Centre informs the Rajya Sabha that "no deaths due to lack of oxygen has been specifically reported by the States/Union Territories".


twitter.com/TheLeaflet_in/stat

RT @privacyint
What might these controls look like?

Here's our thoughts on the legal safeguards governments need to enact to comply with human rights law
privacyinternational.org/deman

RT @privacyint
If this is how the tools of one company are being used, imagine the impact of the entire industry, consisting of hundreds of companies.

privacyinternational.org/expla

RT @davidakaye
@UN_HRC @AgnesCallamard @cvoule @citizenlab @Ingleton @jsrailton @RonDeibert @Malinowski plus this

RT @davidakaye
what's the solution to an out-of-control industry? start with a global moratorium on sale/transfer & move toward this (from my report to @UN_HRC in 2019): undocs.org/A/HRC/41/35

India's New Cabinet Minister of IT @AshwiniVaishnaw and Opposition Leader @RahulGandhi are in Pegasus list.

Just Wow

washingtonpost.com/world/2021/

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