Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicSnooping

Topic: snooping

Show gratitude to India, Mauritius PM tells oppn as Agalega Island row adds to snooping fire

Mauritius PM Pravind Jugnauth was answering questions posed by leader of opposition Xavier Luc Duval on the Agalega Island and the presence of 'foreign military personnel' there.

Mauritius ‘snooping’ scandal — the ‘moustache man’ from India in the centre of the storm

Mauritian PM Pravind Jugnauth has come under massive attack, with opposition parties accusing him of ‘high treason’ for allowing Indian tech team to access sensitive internet centre there.

CEO resignation, spying allegation — why India’s in middle of raging controversy in Mauritius

India caught in blamegame after former Mauritius Telecom CEO claims Mauritian PM forced him to allow an ‘Indian team’ access to a facility, with aim to install ‘sniffing device’.

Who legally authorises data interception & on what grounds: A study of 5 democracies

Data compiled by Global Network Initiative, which aims to protect internet privacy, shows India has no judicial oversight over how government intercepts electronic communications.

Only 15% Indians know about Pegasus. But once aware, their distrust of Modi govt grows

Prashnam's 12-state survey shows a general lack of awareness. But among those who know what Pegasus is, a greater percentage say Modi government snoops on ordinary citizens.

Senior journalists N Ram, Sashi Kumar move SC seeking independent probe into Pegasus scandal

The journalists requested inquiry by a judge into reports of government agencies using Israeli spyware to allegedly snoop on citizens, infringing free speech.

Only Indian govt ‘unconcerned’ about Pegasus snooping allegations, says Chidambaram

Reacting to reports of French President Macron looking into the spying allegations, Chidambaram questioned govt if Indian govt is unconcerned because it's fully aware of the snooping.

Kashmiri journalists, Syed Geelani and Mehbooba Mufti’s families on latest Pegasus list

J&K Apni Party president Altaf Bukhari’s brother Tariq Bukhari, Hurriyat Conference leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, and Waqar Bhatti, a human rights activist, also figure on the list.

Opposition to media to Modi govt, Pegasus scandal has lessons for all

Using snooping technologies has its own collateral damage. The government should come clean in the current case where a foreign service provider may be involved.

BJP, Congress, Trinamool, Left, Governor — in Bengal, everyone’s ‘being snooped on’

Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar is the latest to allege that he is being snooped on. Similar allegations have also been lobbed by and at Mamata, as well as Modi govt.

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
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GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.