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Is your Data Safe on Aarogya Setu?

Anirban Chowdhury August 18, 2022


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With the Covid19 pandemic receding, India’s government is planning to revamp Aarogya Setu into a major national health app. But there are grave concerns around the data safety and security of its several million users. All this, in the backdrop of rampant data breaches in India and the absence of data protection laws. What will the government do? Host Anirban Chowdhury talks to Apar Gupta, Executive Director at the Internet Freedom Foundation, and Suraksha P, Special Correspondent, Technology Bureau at Economic Times. Credits: National Informatics Centre (NIC) Here’s a previous episode on the govt cancelling its data protection bill:http://www.ecoti.in/XjO0fb94

Credits : Producer - Vinay Joshi from The Economic Times and Swati Joshi from Awaaz. Sound Editor - Indranil Bhattacharjee The Economic Times and Soundarya Jayachandran from Aawaz . Additional Research - Treya Agarwal Executive producer - Arijit Barman and Anupria Bahadur from The Economic Times.