An RTI initially filed with @MoHFW_INDIA to seek info. on Co-WIN app, was transferred to @GoI_MeitY
Info. sought: people and govt dept involved in creation of app; Audit measures that exist to check for misuse of the personal data etc
Reply by @GoI_MeitY: No info. is available
Crazy. No accountability.
Like many contributors of HuffPost India, I was devastated to see the site shut down completely. But the scariest part of its demise is the bigger picture: the Indian government's crackdown on foreign journalism and media.
By @nixxin for @restofworld:
"Platforms should be free to ban political leaders if they are violating their guidelines, and particularly if they are violating laws. But we would expect consistency from them in the application of this approach," says @nixxin on our podcast
"If you look at the way platforms have behaved over the last many years, it’s really clear that they tend to side with power"
Spoke with @nixxin for our @risj_oxford podcast to get his perspective on what has happened in the US (and more rarely elsewhere)
🎙 NEW episode of 'Future of Journalism', a podcast from @risj_oxford
Should platforms have the power to ban leaders like Donald Trump? An insightful conversation between @rasmus_kleis and Indian journalist @nixxin
📌 Audio + searchable transcript here
This was pre-facebook acquisition. Competition was fierce. WhatsApp won that battle.
As Signal scales, for it to make it viable for people to switch, it has to get this right. With the privacy settings it has.
It has Bryan Acton, who knows this.
All the best to Signal.
Lots of them incorporated new, cool features.
Some did stickers. Some incorporated news feeds. Some had an Indian language interface. Voice calls. Audio messages.
WhatsApp focused on one thing, and one thing only: making sure messages reach you on time, for everyone. At scale
Our session on Governance of Non Personal Data will begin in an hour. Spread across 3 sessions, we’ll be discussing how the revised draft framework defines non personal data, enables data sharing, impacts businesses & how the NPD Authority will function.
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