Rohith Jyothish

Rohith Jyothish is a researcher, teacher and writer based in India.

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India's Data Security Dilemma Continues With Cambridge Analytica

Advox  6 April 2018

The fallout from revelations of data exploitation by Facebook and Cambridge Analytica has taken hold in India, where political leaders are accusing one another of using similar means to manipulate local elections. The two technology companies dominated headlines for days after former Cambridge Analytica employee-turned-whistleblower Christopher Wylie revealed to the...

The World’s Largest Biometric Database is Leaking Indian Citizens’ Data — But Keeps On Growing

Advox  2 May 2017

Over the last few months, the Indian twittersphere has been awash with citizens concerned about government websites leaking millions of individual digital ID numbers. On May 1, the Centre for Internet and Society, a multi-disciplinary think tank in Bangalore, released a report indicating that faulty information security practices have exposed as many as 135 million ID...