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Russian hackers said to steal cyber programmes from NSA Contra...

Martin's case followed the 2013 revelations of Edward Snowden, who fled his job as an NSA contractor in Hawaii for Hong Kong Last Updated at October 7, 2017 03:51 IST Business Standard, 1 month ago

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Aadhaar is based on unscientific thinking, fallible biometric data

Biometric authentication is based on the unscientific and questionable assumption that there are parts of human body that do not age, wither and decay with the passage of time, says Gopal Krishna. The sixth in a seven-part series. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Having read the opinion of Justice R F Nariman and Justice Y V Chandrachud, Justice J Chelameswar wrote his 44-page-long order as part of the verdict of the nine-judge Constitution Bench on Right to Privacy. He wrote, ...
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Right to privacy is deeply linked to national security

Admittedly, EVMs too have a UID number and any convergence of data can make the secret ballot system a party of history, warns Dr Gopal Krishna in the 5th part of his series against Aadhaar.    Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com. In his 266-page order as part of the 9-Judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court, Justice Dr D Y Chandrachud records how this case came before the Bench. “A Bench of three judges of this court, while considering the constitutional ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Russian hackers stole U.S. cyber secrets from NSA - media reports

WASHINGTON: Russian government-backed hackers stole highly classified U.S. cyber secrets in 2015 from the National Security Agency after a contractor put information on his home computer, two newspapers reported on Thursday. As reported first by The Wall ...
 Sify1 month ago
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Why privacy is important and all need it

‘Privacy allows people a space where they can refuse to conform. And it is in that space where liberty flourishes,’ says Gautam Bhatia. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com. In No Place to Hide, the book that chronicles Edward Snowden’s unmasking of the American mass surveillance regime, the journalist Glenn Greenwald writes that ‘only when we believe that nobody else is watching us do we feel free -- safe -- to truly experiment, to test boundaries, to explore new ways ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

How Aadhaar promotes a digital caste system

The linking of biometric UID/Aadhaar number to all public services makes “We, the People of India” worse than slaves, says Dr Gopal Krishna. The second in a 7-part series. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com.   While adding some 24-page-long words of concurrence with the opinions of Justices Chelameswar, SA Bobde, Rohinton Fali Nariman and Dr DY Chandrachud in the verdict of  August 24, 2017, on the right to privacy, Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre refers to 'We, the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Three US geneticists take 2017 Nobel Medicine Prize

Stockholm: US geneticists Jeffrey C Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W Young were awarded the Nobel Medicine Prize today for shedding light on the biological clock that governs the sleep-wake cycles of most living things. The teams work revealed the role of ...
 Mathrubhumi1 month ago
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NSA says it would need to scale down spying programme ahead of expiration

The U.S. National Security Agency would need to begin winding down what it considers its most valuable intelligence program before its expiration at year-end if the U.S. Congress leaves its reauthorization in limbo, the agency’s deputy director said on ...
 DNA1 month ago

The Truth Serum: Why Do We Lie?

IN THE BOOK What do Women Want? Adventures in the Science of Female Desire (2013), author Daniel Bergner details the work of Canadian sexologist Meredith Chivers. Chivers was on a mission to ‘obliterate the civilised world’ when it came to the subject of ...
 Open Magazine2 months ago
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Well before the nuclear triad was complete, the US knew about India's secret missile projects

Months before India and the United States signed the framework nuclear agreement, US spies managed to get their hands on vital information on India’s nuclear missile programme. The Pokhran nuclear tests in 1998 had caught the US spooks by surprise, ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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