The article talks for the establishment of a gatekeeper to balance the appetites for technology, security, and privacy. In the interplay between government, companies, and citizens for big data, information asymmetry has become biased and has eroded the very spirit of democracy by limiting unbiased communication of ideas. The article has highlighted the need for a national policy on security based on advance strategic assessment rather than on a reactive basis. The article also gives a critical view of the Personal Data Protection Bill.
According to a report published by Oxfam international India’s 1% population carries four times more wealth than that of the bottom 70% population combined. The article talks about the demerits of capitalism in its present form, which has only made the rich richer… [Read More]