Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Topic: Surveillance

Introducing facial recognition-enabled CCTV cameras in train coaches raises concerns about right to privacy, says IFF

Indian Railways’ plans to introduce facial recognition-enabled CCTV cameras inside train coaches across India is a big departure from the right to privacy, says Internet Freedom Foundation (IFF).

Whatever political party in govt, only change in hardware, software same: Justice Chelameswar on surveillance

Former Supreme Court judge J Chelameswar on Friday observed that all political parties in power "never bothered" to make the CBI (Central Bureau of...

Open letter: Privacy, dignity and autonomy of Safai Karamcharis

Rights groups and activists while expressing their concerns over human rights violations to the National Commission for Safai Karamcharis, alleged that they have come across multiple news reports related to Safai Karamcharis across the country being made to wear tracking devices in order to enable their surveillance by the authorities In the past two years.

India bought Pegasus spyware from Israel in 2017 as part of 15000 cr package: Report

India bought Israeli spyware Pegasus in 2017 as part of a $2-billion defence package, The New York Times reported

Impossible to walk without exposure to facial recognition in Hyderabad, alleges Amnesty

Extensive surveillance of Hyderabad is putting human rights at risk, Amnesty International said Tuesday in an update to the ongoing Ban The Scan campaign to ban intrusive facial recognition technology.

Pegasus surveillance linked to arrest, killing of journalists, activists: UN

The UN human rights chief on Monday said the apparent widespread use of Pegasus spy software to illegally undermine the rights of those under surveillance, including journalists and politicians, was “extremely alarming” and confirmed “some of the worst fears” surrounding the potential misuse of such technology.