- Hey, that's not me on the net!: The Times of India, 29th January 2007. When an air hostess recently discovered that there was a fake profile of hers on the social networking site Orkut, describing her as "sex-starved", it didn't surprise many others who had gone through the same predicament. Fake IDs aren't new to the net, but with the growth of social networking sites, the havoc that they are wrecking is reaching new dimensions.
- Google Earth agrees to provide data to govt: The Times of India, 4th Feburary 2007. NEW DELHI: President A P J Abdul Kalam had last year raised concern that unrestricted pictures on the web could have security implications.
- The Spy vs Spy game: The Indian Express, 12th Feburary 2007.Allegations of corporate espionage obviously do not get the Indian media all a-twitter, although far less significant events get their day under the media spotlight. That is why, although every newspaper reported the arrest of one Prashant Indulkar, an employee of Tata-owned VSNL and published his allegation that a Reliance Infocomm executive had paid him Rs 40,000 for crucial information related to VSNL's board meeting, the reports were bereft of hype.
- Trinamool taps RTI to access Tata deal: The Indian Express, 28th January 2007.Kolkata, January 27: Besides street battles with the ruling Left Front on the land acquisition in Singur, the Trinamool Congress also sought to use the Right to Information (RTI) Act to get information on the deal struck between the State Government and Tata Motors. But the government has declined to provide any details, citing provisions under the RTI Act.
- Armed with information: The Hindu, 27th January 2002. INFORMATION does not always have to come only from the media or the government, and thank goodness for that. A third source is concerned, proactive citizenry.The Government may block Internet access in Jammu and Kashmir, bar STD and ISD access in public phone booths in the State, stonewall on the Right to Information bill at the Centre, and be callous enough to exploit Kashmiris with some amazingly blatant corruption in Doordarshan's Kashir channel. But there are people who recognise that more information, not less, is the need of the hour, and are doing something about it.
- Trading on 'undisclosed information': The Hindu, 21st October 2002. THE GOVERNMENT of India is under pressure from multinational drug companies to introduce provisions for protection of "undisclosed information'' on patented pharmaceuticals for the purpose of compliance with Art 39 of the GATT (General Agreement on Tariff and Trade)/WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS).
- Military-level information security for general use. The Hindu, 26th June 2005.BANGALORE: Military communication systems the world over boast of levels of secrecy and information security unavailable to civilians. Now, for the first time, Indian engineers have delivered a robust and secure communication system for general use, harnessing the same "uncrackable" codes and ciphers that defence departments deploy during war.
Really Simple Syndication: The Hindustan Times, 23rd November 2005:RSS is a lightweight XML format designed for sharing headlines and other Web content. RSS allows peoples' computers to fetch and understand the information, so that all of the lists they're interested in can be tracked and personalized for them.
Govt Has lots of Information: The Hindustan Times, 30th October, 2005: Investigation into Saturday's bomb blasts in the national capital was proceeding in the "correct direction" and "lots of information" about those behind the attacks have been gathered, Home Minister Shivraj Patil said on Sunday.
The Slipery Slpoes of Tongue: Thr Hindustan Times, 14th January, 2006:In Britain, nearly all newspapers pay sources for information.