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WhatsApp messages can be traced without diluting end-to-end encryption: IIT-M Porf

India started pressing for traceability of WhatsApp messages after several lynching cases last year were linked to rumours spread on the messaging service

Published on 11th July 2019
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Union Budget 2019: Is the government planning to control the data you consume?

The survey suggests that merging the data sets that the government has will be beneficial for all

Published on 4th July 2019
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There should be discussions on fake news in the Parliament: Prakash Javadekar

Earlier, the Centre had mounted pressure on social media sites and messaging apps to regulate norms accordingly to handle the menace of rumours and fake news on its platform

Published on 21st June 2019
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Don't want to be added to a WhatsApp group without permission? Here's how

Under pressure to stop rumours and fake news, WhatsApp had last year restricted forwarding messages to five chats at once

Published on 3rd April 2019
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WhatsApp unveils new 'Checkpoint Tipline' feature to tackle fake news

The new feature will enable WhatsApp users to verify the authenticity of received messages via a helpline 

Published on 2nd April 2019
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Facebook may soon hire journalists and correspondents to curb fake news

The tech giant has already removed thousands of fake accounts, pages and posts on its social media platform

Published on 2nd April 2019
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Facebook removes 687 pages, accounts linked to Congress IT Cell for 'inauthentic behaviour'

Facebook's Head of Cybersecurity Policy Nathaniel Gleicher stated that the pages were taken down due to the usage of fake accounts to conceal the user's identity, and not because of their content

Published on 1st April 2019
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JNUSU gen sec writes to Minorities Commission for second time after prof continues to make Islamaphobic comments

In his letter to the DMC, Aejaz said that Singh was publicly targeting his Kashmiri and Muslim identity which has put him through a lot of mental trauma  

Published on 29th March 2019
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CBSE fights fake news, files complaint about paper leak rumour

The board has located a number of uploads available on YouTube falsely claiming to have access to the original question papers of subjects in which examinations are yet to be conducted

Published on 7th March 2019
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Never thought it would happen to regular people like me: Karnataka prof forced to kneel, apologise for anti-war post

The police have filed a complaint and the culprits could be arrested soon but the events of the day have scarred the professor deeply. Especially the fact that they took a video of the whole thing

Published on 6th March 2019
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Inside the working of BJP's IT Cell in Karnataka with Tejasvi Surya 

We spoke to Karnataka BJP IT Cell Chief Tejasvi Surya about how key an IT Cell is to a party during election season and the importance of job creation

Published on 22nd February 2019
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I did not call anyone an Urban Naxal: Vivek Agnihotri

Drawing from his own ‘bad experiences’ in Universities like the Jawaharlal Nehru University, Agnihotri said that educational institutions are ‘infested’ with the Maoist ideology today

Published on 14th February 2019
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Minorities Commissions asks JNU to investigate professor who called Kashmiri student 'terrorist' 

Rather had complained about Professor Amita Singh alleging that she had told him he looked like "a terrorist who has triggered 10 bomb blasts"

Published on 25th January 2019
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Made me feel like an outcast: Called a terrorist by JNU prof, Kashmiri student demands apology

Aejaz Rather, who is the General Secretary of the JNUSU, says the professor interrogated him and his friends unnecessarily and asked for their ID cards

Published on 2nd January 2019
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Students of Varkala college shocked as Malayalam news channel shows picture of them as 'terrorists' and 'IS Supporters'

Students explained that the channel has used a year-old video from the college's Arts Day celebration, where students were paying tribute to actor Salim Kumar

Published on 31st December 2018

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