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UAE clears use of BlackBerry even as India continues to stall


April 17th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi, Apr. 17 (ANI): Even as India continues refuses to give the all clear for use of Blackberry services such as the messenger, e-mail and browsing over a dispute related to ... Read more...

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Indian security agencies making astonishing demands: Blackberry maker


March 14th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 14 (ANI): A top executive of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. said Indian security agencies are making "rather astonishing" demands for increased powers to monitor e-mail and other ... Read more...

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Swiss engineers may be charged with smuggling N-technology to AQ Khan ring in Pak


December 24th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): A Swiss magistrate has called for the prosecution of three Swiss engineers suspected of smuggling nuclear weapons technology to scientist Dr A.Q. Khan's network in Pakistan.Swiss federal magistrate ... Read more...

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Study says China’s busy blogosphere no harbinger of political freedom, open speech


April 30th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Buffalo (New York, US), Apr.30 (ANI): University of Buffalo communication researchers have in a study confirmed the fact that China's cyber culture is changing and growing rapidly is no harbinger of political ... Read more...

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China’s growing cyberculture doesn’t guarantee political freedom


April 30th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) China's rapidly growing cyberculture doesn't guarantee political freedom and open speech, conclude researchers from an American university. The study, conducted by communication researchers at the University of Buffalo (UB), ... Read more...

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US web registrar GoDaddy.com to pull out of China


March 25th, 2010 - 8:23 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco/Washington, March 25 (DPA) The world's largest registrar of internet domain names said Wednesday that it was pulling out of China in the wake of strict new laws that allegedly will ... Read more...

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Expert calls for better web surveillance of al-Qaida


December 3rd, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) Improve current surveillance to "watch, read and listen for cues emanating from al-Qaida and its regional franchises, largely on the Internet," according to Chris Bronk of Rice University.Bronk ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen leaves India


March 19th, 2008 - 9:58 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar.19 (ANI): Controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen left India for an unknown destination on Wednesday, but not before voicing her bitterness against the way the UPA Government had treated her ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US, UK, China and Russia are endemic surveillance societies


January 8th, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by admin
London, January 8 (ANI): While the trend of government surveillance is on the rise across the world, the US has emerged as the country whose citizens enjoyed privacy protection the least last ... Read more...

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‘Advanced technology comes with less privacy’, warns book


November 14th, 2007 - 2:13 am ICT by admin
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