close
Sign up/Login to read the full article
LOGIN FORM
Email address :  
Password :  
Forgot your password?
Register
The Nation
Surveillance
Indian help
 Share  ·    Comment (1)   ·    print   ·  
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


Register to get full access to this article

Login | New user

Bookmark

Comments:

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
This article is closed for comments.
Please Email the Editor
The Hindu presents the all-new Young World
The Nation
Recent Articles

LATEST COMMENTS

Long arm of the U.S.
 This article marks the importance of Sovereignty in the absence of which not only a country's international relations are in jeopardy but al...»
posted by Saivesh Narayan   on Jul 27, 2014 at 18:55 IST

More of the same
 The article first explains the importance of govt. expenditure in coming over recession and for growth of poor with highlighting the allocat...»
posted by Saivesh Narayan   on Jul 27, 2014 at 20:07 IST

Interpreter of a Constitution
 Very wonderful author,who has command to reveal you the truth.thanks...»
posted by R.R BAG   on Jul 25, 2014 at 22:33 IST

Social


Please remember to logout of facebook after you complete this session.

O
P
E
N

close

Recent Article in The Nation

Railway Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda at the Mandya railway station on July 13.

On a different track

The Railway budget’s emphasis on wooing private capital threatens the Railway’s long-term financial health. By V. SRIDHAR »