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Madhu Kishwar asks about reporting rapes if the rapist has a right to privacy
Democracy
Human rights

Confusing right to privacy with right to rape – addressing comment by Madhu Kishwar

In a rather bewildering tweet today, Madhu Kishwar asked, “Do champions of #RightToPrivacy realise that if 2 women hadn’t complained, #babaRamRahim doings in his “Gufa”covered under right to privacy?” The tweet was so absurd that she was met with a barrage of retorts and taunts by people she was taunting. I guess if we are […]

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Allegations of foreign intelligence affiliations
Aadhaar
Digital India

Co-founder and director of iSPIRIT, Sharad Sharma accused of anonymous trolling of dissenters

Since the last few weeks, there has been a sudden uptick of anonymous accounts supporting Aadhaar and dismissing concerns and news of information leaks, security and privacy issues. These accounts were all either created in may or scrubbed of all content and began tweeting afresh in May. Some of them are propaganda accounts that tweet only […]

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A do not disturb sign at a Gol Course emphasizing private property

Delhi Police Project O-Sint: Apprehensions and better OSINT alternatives

It took me a while to figure out what the project was. O-sint? Then another source published it without the hyphen. OSint? OSINT! Far from being the code name of some newfangled Op by Delhi Police, it is a term straight out of the US_NSA penchant for alphabet soup acronyms. Right up there with SIGINT, […]

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Anonymous leak of Tamil Nadu police data

Writing this post specifically, because I am normally a vocal supporter of Anonymous and their efforts in freeing the internet. This is one action I do not support. A few days ago, I retweeted a link to a leak of police data by Anonymous. I should have checked the file first. Contrary to my expectation […]

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