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What is the ICMS capable of doing?

  • The system can monitor content like e-mails, chats, and transcribed call logs etc, documents, web forms, video files, audio files and internet content.
  • It supports analytics including automated text mining, sentiment analysis, link analysis, geospatial analysis, statistical analysis, social network

CMS

“The Central Monitoring System (CMS) may just be another step in the wrong direction, especially since India currently lacks privacy laws which can protect citizens from potential abuse. Yet, all telecommunications and Internet communications are to be monitored by Indian …

Netra

Netra would be used by Intelligence Bureau (IB) which is our domestic intelligence agency along with Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) which is our external intelligence agency to “intercept and analyze Internet traffic using pre-defined filters”.

DRDO has been working …

“Vishwarupal“

Last year, Government carried out tests of Netra and another Internet surveillance system called “Vishwarupal“, developed by the National Technical Research Organization (NTRO). Basically, they were trying to determine which of these systems is more efficient.

But as per the …

How Netra Will Work?

Netra will basically filter out the content which is being generated by netizens. It will detect and catch words like ‘attack’, ‘bomb’, ‘blast’, ‘kill’, ‘jehad’, ‘murder’ etc as soon as they are uploaded via social media shares such as Facebook …

But 300 GB Data Limit?

As per the reports, Intelligence Agencies such as RAW and IB will only be given a space of 300 GB to store the intercepted data generated by Internet and an additional 100 GB for other agencies such as Department of …

Will Internet Surveillance Work?

Being a social media activist, it is my personal opinion that Internet surveillance will never work. Even world’s largest military power: USA is trying to monitor and spy on the Internet using its PRISM program, but it has failed to …