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Government withdraws controversial national encryption policy; blames junior officer for confusing wording of document

Government withdraws controversial national encryption policy;...

After a huge backlash on social media, the government now has totally withdrawn the controversial draft for the national encryption policy. The telecom minister has clarified that the policy was poorly worded by a junior officer. In an interview to ... Dataquest, 2 weeks ago
Afternoon Despatch & Courier

People win privacy battle

The government, under pressure, drops the Draft Encryption Policy that sought to make it mandatory for everyone to store all mobile and social media messages including WhatsApp for 90 days Beating a hasty retreat amid a massive public outcry, ...
 Afternoon Despatch & Courier2 weeks ago Encryption policy shelved after outcry  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago Govt pulls out draft encryption policy after backlash  Business Standard2 weeks ago Netizen fury forces U-turn on net policing  Millennium Post2 weeks ago
The Freepress Journal

Encryption policy poorly worded by officer: Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Many feel the draft encryption policy’s release was timed wrongly, coming as it did on the verge of PM Narendra Modi’s US visit. NEW DELHI: The government has blamed a junior official - a scientist — for the encryption policy fiasco, saying he ...
 Economic Times2 weeks ago Encryption draft back to pavilion  The Freepress Journal2 weeks ago Encryption policy poorly worded: Prasad  Economic Times2 weeks ago

What Do Encryption Policy, Porn Ban, Net Neutrality Have in Common?

The recent creation of a proposed draft National Encryption Policy has been a bit of a roller coaster . The first draft of the policy, created by a group of "experts", was so vaguely worded that it could've been interpreted to mean that deleting a ...
 NDTV2 weeks ago Draft National Encryption Policy paper withdrawn, says telecom minister R S Prasad  Medianama2 weeks ago
Business Insider India

Telecom Minister assures that your private messages will remain so. No snooping!

Doing a complete U-turn from draft encryption policy, the government has decided to withdraw its proposed plan. Earlier the telecom ministry had initiated a committee to ensure data safety, which would have required the government to snoop into ...
 Business Insider India2 weeks ago
India Today

Relief for WhatsApp users: Govt withdraws Encryption Policy draft

While underlining that the country needs a sound Encryption Policy, Telecom and Information, Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the government respects the independence of social media.
 India Today2 weeks ago
The Express Tribune

Telecom market: Dar opposes parallel competition framework

Dar pointed out that the establishment of a parallel competition framework, as envisaged in the draft policy. PHOTO: REUTERS ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has opposed the proposal of establishing a parallel competition framework in an ...
 The Express Tribune1 month ago
Times of India

Telecom minister to officials: Avoid encryption draft-like fiascos

NEW DELHI: Union communications and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has asked senior officials to put in processes to ensure fiascos such as the one created by the draft National Encryption Policy early this week don't happen again. Taking a grim ...
 Times of India1 week ago Ravi Shankar Prasad calls for steps to avoid encryption draft-like fiascos  Economic Times1 week ago Ravi Shankar Prasad to officials: Avoid encryption draft-like fiascos  Times of India1 week ago
Techradar India

'Uniform national tower policy needed to address call drops'

Aiming to address the problem of call drops in the country, telecom operators have demanded uniform guidelines for cell sites and right of way (RoW) across telecom circles in India. "There should be a uniform national tower policy, which is ...
 Techradar India1 month ago National uniform tower policy need of the hour: Telecom industry  India Infoline1 month ago Telecom sector demands uniform policy for towers, right of way  Economic Times1 month ago Indian Telcos Demand Uniform Guidelines on Telecom Towers to Curb Call Drop Challenge  Telecom Drive1 month ago
India TV

Democratic dissent wins over 'Tughlaqi farmans': Congress

Congress today said the Modi governments "hasty retreat" on the contentious draft encryption policy re-establishes the strength of "democratic dissent" over "Tughlaqi farmans". Claiming the move was aimed at "overriding" all sense of individual freedom of ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
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