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India's contact tracing app made open source, but will this thwart a surveillance state?
Only until recently were Indian citizens forced into downloading Aarogya Setu under fear of arrest. However, without data protection laws, the government in cahoots with private entities will still be able to do whatever it wishes under the guise of national security.
India desperately needs a delayed data privacy law
Opinion: The law is imminent, but critics fear the committee responsible for its architecture may be too partial to the flawed and unconstitutional universal ID program, called Aadhaar, which has made sharing private information by and large mandatory.