BY VENKATESH NAYAK| IN PRIVACY |28/07/2017
On at least three occasions, the Constitutional Courts protected the right to privacy of judges and the judiciary.
BY TIMOTHY SUMMERS| IN PRIVACY |19/12/2016
As an ethical hacker, my job is to help protect those who are unable, or lack the knowledge, to help themselves.
BY SANJAY GOEL| IN PRIVACY |20/09/2016
The extent and scope of intelligence agencies’ ability to intercept communications and collect information is mind-boggling.
BY SMARIKA KUMAR| IN LAW AND POLICY |08/04/2016
Using classification strategies to get legal sanction for new, controversial technologies is not unique or a one-off.
IN PRIVACY |04/09/2014
Indians are routinely subjected to government surveillance on a staggering scale -7500 to 9000 telephone interception orders by the Central Government each month!
IN PRIVACY |20/05/2014
Apart from the conflation of commercial data protection and privacy, the right to privacy bill has ill-informed and poorly drafted provisions to regulate surveillance.
BY BHAIRAV ACHARYA| IN PRIVACY |15/04/2014
The absence of a statute expressing the legislative will of a democracy to forge a common understanding of privacy is a matter of concern,
BY BHAIRAV ACHARYA| IN PRIVACY |18/11/2013
The Central Monitoring System project is being tested and put in place without the sanction of a specific Act of Parliament.
BY BHAIRAV ACHARYA| IN PRIVACY |18/11/2013
In India, the laws that allow communications interceptions are minimal, do not conform to global best practices or accord protections afforded by the laws in other liberal democracies.
IN PRIVACY |17/06/2013
As we protest the US intrusion into our lives, could we be more vigilant of the intrusions in our own backyard and speak up about them as well?
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The third murder of a journalist in the month of September  took place in Mohali in Punjab. Journalist KJ Singh and his mother were found murdered at their house in Mohali on September 23.  HT and Scroll report that he was found with his throat slit and his mother appeared to be strangulated.  The Punjab Police have set up a Special Investigation Team to look into their deaths.

The Hindustan Times has announced that the editor of Mint, Sukumar Ranganathan  will become the editor-in-chief of the paper. The internal mail to staff said that the appointment of an editor for Mint would be announced shortly. The current editor Bobby Ghosh will remain with the company till October 31, the announcement said.                    

 

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The Washington Post  is rolling out Talk  a new commenting system that will allow the paper to better engage with readers who comment on its stories and help promote civil conversations. The software was developed by the Coral Project, a collaboration between The Post, the NYT and Mozilla, funded by a grant from the  Knight Foundation. The Post will integrate Talk with ModBot, its AI-powered comment moderation technology.                                                                         

Propublica has built a  Facebook bot which is a tiny computer program that automatically converses with you over Facebook Messenger to determine you experiences with reporting hate speech on Facebook. Its says its objective is to learn more about Facebook’s secret censorship rules and what the social media determines is hate speech. (Nieman Lab)                                       
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