Tag: surveillance state

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  • Choking dissent

    Choking dissent

    The information Czars of the government appear unrelenting in their effort to curb a free flow of information, particularly news they do not deem favourable to Raisina Hill. Not too long ago it required the Prime Minister’s Office to junk a bid by Smriti Irani to use government-accreditation as a cane with which to discipline …

    August 10, 2018
  • SC asks if govt wants to tap social media and create surveillance state

    SC asks if govt wants to tap social media and create surveillance state

    The Supreme Court reportedly agreed to hear a PIL ~ filed by a Trinamul Congress MLA Mahua Moitra ~ while raising the question whether the government wanted to tap the citizens' messages on WhatsApp or other social media platforms.

    July 14, 2018