thenextweb.com - 1 year ago

India still doesn't understand how online security works

The Indian government has made a fool of itself and caused anxiety among citizens with a woefully misguided proposal for a national encryption policy that it's just released to the public for feedback. While its mission is to provide confidentiality of information and ensure protection of sensitive or proprietary information , the policy essentially calls for online services operating in India to hand over their encryption keys to the government similar to what the NSA wants for spying on US citizens. An expert group set up by the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) has proposed a framework that requires every citizen… This story continues at The Next Web
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