Privacy & Surveillance

'Privacy minefield': India COVID-19 app raises surveillance fears

Experts raise privacy concerns over government's Aarogya Setu app, now mandatory for public and private sector workers.

'Privacy minefield': India COVID-19 app raises surveillance fears

Internet

India: Virus spikes cybercrime, world's tallest statue 'on sale'

India's home ministry reports 86 percent rise in cybercrime in past four weeks as scammers try to sell Statue of Unity.

India: Virus spikes cybercrime, world's tallest statue 'on sale'

Podcast

Why the US keeps getting the census wrong

On National Census Day, The Take podcast explores why inaccurate census data disproportionately hurts indigenous communities within the US.

Why the US keeps getting the census wrong

Myanmar

Fighting in Rakhine, Chin states rages as Myanmar limits internet

Activists and journalists say decision to limit internet access in some parts of Rakhine is a violation of basic rights.

Fighting in Rakhine, Chin states rages as Myanmar limits internet

India

India restores internet in Kashmir after 7 months of blackout

New Delhi revokes ban on social media sites and restores full but slow-speed internet access for two weeks in Kashmir.

India restores internet in Kashmir after 7 months of blackout

Pakistan

Pakistan's new social media rules will 'stifle dissent'

Digital-rights activists say the new rules will give the authorities unflinching powers to stifle social media.

Pakistan government's new social media rules draw criticism

Inside Story

Has the coronavirus cracked the great firewall of China?

Online anger simmers after the disease kills a doctor who was punished for sounding the alarm.

Kashmir

What is the human cost of Kashmir's internet blackout?

A nearly six-month ban has had personally and economically devastating effects for Indian-administered Kashmir's seven million residents.

What is the human cost of Kashmir's internet blackout?

Myanmar

Myanmar reimposes internet shutdown in Rakhine, Chin states

Mobile operator Telenor says it was told to block services in conflict-torn states for 'security and public interest'.

Myanmar reimposes internet shutdown in Rakhine, Chin states

Kashmir

Limited internet restored in Kashmir, no access to social media

Nearly six-month long shutdown, longest in a democracy, ends with India allowing 2G access to 300 'whitelisted' sites.

Limited internet restored in Kashmir, no access to social media

AJ Impact

Million of charities at risk because of proposed domain sale?

The directors of 10 leading NGOs published an open letter at the World Economic Forum meeting to stop the sale.

Million of charities at risk because of proposed domain sale?

NewsFeed

Inside Kashmir's media facility amid blackout

A look inside the only media centre in Indian-administered Kashmir offering internet facility to journalists.

India

How 'Internet Express' is helping Kashmiris go online

Thousands of Kashmiris travel daily by trains to towns where government-run internet kiosks offer them web access.

How 'Internet Express' is helping Kashmiris go online

AJ Impact

Elon Musk breaks record for most satellites in space

SpaceX launch could ultimately boost global internet access.

Elon Musk breaks record for most satellites in space

The Bottom Line

New technology: Are we trading our privacy for convenience?

How the same devices we happily carry in our pockets are being weaponised against us.