Internet Freedom Foundation
07 May 2020
Aarogya Setu, the COVID-19 contact tracer from the government of India, is now available for feature phones and landlines through an Interactive Voice Response System or IVRS.
06 May 2020
A few hours ago, a French cybersecurity expert and hacker under the alias "Elliot Alderson" claimed that Aarogya Setu, the official contact-tracing app of the Government of India, carries a security issue.
30 Apr 2020
With COVID-19 cases on the rise, India is looking to double down on the use of technology for aggressive contact-tracing.
13 Feb 2019
Among Indian internet users, its common knowledge now that hundreds of popular porn websites have been blocked by internet providers or 4G providers like Airtel, Jio, BSNL etc.
02 Jan 2019
The CBI has issued a notice to social media platforms, calling them to use an intrusive photo-tracking technology called PhotoDNA.
01 Sep 2017
Under new rules issued by the communication ministry, the government now has the legal power to temporarily shut down phone and internet services in the event of a "public emergency" or for "public safety".