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MIKE SEGAR/REUTERS A significant amount of the Internet traffic across the world, including from India, flows through the U.S. Internet infrastructure.

Network security agreements that Reliance Communications and VSNL signed with U.S. government departments oblige them to share data carried on their infrastructure and assist the U.S. in its surveillance programme. By SAGNIK DUTTA in New Delhi

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That the records accessed by The Hindu exemplifies the media's decades old stint of having unearthed rare documents like those of Bofors now throw light on vital areas of concern in telecom sector.The defence put forth by the centre while disinvesting telecom sector, viz,widening tele-density to reach villages has turned hollow. The NSA of US widened its tele-density intruding into the privacy and the secrecy of India utilising services of private corporates like Reliance and Tatas, which were meant to accomplish social objectives. Peter was robbed to feed Paul! Fantastic reforms leaving the national security into jeopardy!! Will the centre introspect to plug the loopholes?
from:  C.Chandrasekaran
Posted on: Aug 9, 2013 at 19:20 IST
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