NDA govt violating individual’s right to privacy: Cong

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New Delhi, Apr 16: Reacting to reports on the proposal by the information and broadcasting ministry to install chips in set top boxes to conduct surveillance on the television programmes watched by consumers, the Congress on Monday charged the Government of violating the privacy of the individual.
In a post on social media, AICC media incharge Randeep Surjewala said,’BREAKING! The Next Stage of Surveillance by BJP Revealed! In a serious breach of privacy, Smriti Iraniji wants to know what show you watch on your TV, within the four walls of your bedroom, without your permission! Why? अबकी बार Surveillance सरकार, निजता का हक़ कर तार-तार (violating the right to privacy of the individual) .’
As per the reports, a proposal for installing chips on set top boxes to monitor the television programmes watched by consumers has been sent by the information and broadcasting ministry to the telecom regulatory authority of India. (UNI)