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Re: Please help raise awareness about this bad law




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---Srinath Srinivasa <srinaths@usa.net> wrote:
> >
> > I write to ask you to forward this message to the indiapolicy list.
> The
> > policy mavens in the BJP government have, in their wisdom,
proposed a
> > Information Technology act. Good idea. What is not a good idea,
> however,
> > is the way they have chosen to go about it.
> 
> Can anyone provide an update on whether similar laws are in force
> regarding telephones, postal and courier mails? And have they proved
> effective? Or a hindrance?
> 

>From what I read someplace, there already is an elaborate setup 

- unknown to the vast majority of the public - of phone tapping 
facilities blessed by the Indian government. The govt. has also
attempted to tap cellphones but not sure if they have succeeded 
in implementing it.

Manju


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