Category Archives: TELCO

Payment authentication through missed calls?

A new system of online payment authentication through “missed Calls” has been launched by a company in India and is being suggested as a system of Two Factor Authentication which is better than the OTP system now being used. According … Continue reading

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Mobile Apps Company fined $800,000

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) of USA has fined a two year old Mobile Apps manufacturing company “Path” a sum of US$ 800,000 for violating the privacy of US Citizens. In particular the Social Networking Apps manufacturer was charged with … Continue reading

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Mobile Apps.. Guidelines on Privacy

California Department of Justice has released a set of guidelines for Mobile Apps developers which act as “privacy Practice Recommendations”. The practices recommended here are expected to help in the compliance of the California Online privacy protection Act (COPPA) Being … Continue reading

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Year 2012 in retrospect..from the view point of Cyber Law in India

The Cyber Law scene in India during 2012 was dominated by the discussions of Section 66A. The rules notified under sections 43A and 79 which held center stage in 2011 also continued into 2012. The end of the year however … Continue reading

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Five Year Plan on National Cyber Security Unveiled

In a long pending but welcome move it appears that the GOI has unveiled a Five Year plan on National Cyber Security. Having recognized the inadequacy of the IND-CERT which is the designated nodal agency for Critical IT infrastructure security … Continue reading

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FIR Filed Against Airtel CMD

Dec 12:┬áNaavi has long been complaining that Airtel is practicing unethical practices for over charging its customers including placement of fraudulent transactions in the customer’s mobile and data usage accounts which amount to offences under ITA 2008. It is therefore … Continue reading

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