As a consequence of Facebook's alleged lack of cooperation with the state police in an investigation involving an imprisoned Indian citizen in Saudi Arabia, the Indian state of Karnataka has threatened to shut down Facebook's operations.
Kutumba is the Karnataka government's planned law for a family ID project which is comparable to the upcoming Maharashtra Unified Citizen Data Hub. Technology and data researchers are crossing their fingers that the proposed regulation would provide adequate safeguards for citizen data.
We explain here the Bitcoin scam that has rocked the Karnataka BJP government. The political outrage is over a 25-year-old hacker, Srikrishna, who has everyone swirling around his finger with cybercrimes and cryptocurrencies.