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Centre wants the power to ban social media regionally

Monday, September 10, 2012 | More »

The Union Government wants to have the ability to ban social media sites (like Twitter) on a regional level, according to The Economic Times. This basically means that instead of simply banning the site across the country, it can choose to ban the site only for users in Mumbai, while its still funct...

Govt blocks 245 web pages for provocative content, more could follow

In an attempt to curb the circulation of hate messages/inflammatory and harmful content that led to the exodus of North-Eastern people from some parts of the country, the Indian government has blocked 245 websites, adding that more could follow. “Keeping in view the sensitivity and need for restor...

21 August, 2012 | More »

DoT Considering Pan India Secure Network Exclusively For The Government

Internet security has been a concern for the Indian government for a long time now. As per the information tracked and reported to the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) a total of 90, 119, 252 and 117 Government websites were hacked in the year 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 (till June) r...

9 January, 2012 | More »

RIM Sets Up Surveillance Facility In Mumbai To Help Indian Govt: Report

Canada’s Research In Motion Ltd. has set up a facility in Mumbai to aid the Indian government in carrying out lawful surveillance of its BlackBerry services, according to WSJ. The facility will be responsible for replying to the lawful intercept requests given by the government for consumer servi...

31 October, 2011 | More »