Clearing the Bar
The Low Threshold for Face Recognition in New Delhi
Police in India's capital say they only require an 80 percent accuracy rate for matches, raising new alarm bells for civil liberty advocates.
A Privacy Panic Flares Up in India After Police Pull Payment Data
Nonprofit donors had their information given to law enforcement without consent, highlighting limited data protections in the world’s largest democracy.
The Fight Against Robocall Spam and Scams Heats Up in India
A new proposal by India's telecom regulator aims to make accurate caller ID mandatory, but critics say it may be fundamentally flawed.
India’s New Super App Has a Privacy Problem
Tata Neu is the country’s latest do-everything app. When users signed up, their personal information was already there.
India’s CoWin vaccine booking system is a nightmare
The Indian government made its booking API free to everyone. Bots, profiteers and automation have made it impossible for people to book slots
Shame, suicide and the dodgy loan apps plaguing Google’s Play Store
Instant loan apps have boomed in India during the pandemic. First they lend people money, then they harass and publicly shame them until they can’t cope anymore
India’s TikTok shutdown has left careers and fortunes in tatters
TikTok built an influencer base of over a million people in India in less than two years. Now, it's crumbling down