"Breaking : New insight into the Secret Operating Procedures of State Governments"


A few months ago we informed you about a Standard (we called it Secret) Operating Procedure disclosed in the Counter-Affidavit filed by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in IFF's constitutional challenge against Section 69 of the IT Act and Rules made there under (Read more). This SOP saw the light of day for the first time when it was made available by the MHA before the Supreme Court. The lack of accountability, penalties or any kind of safeguard in place as indicated by the Central Government's SOP made us wonder if other state governments were following suit or were up to something on their own.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://internetfreedom.in/rti-on-state-surveillance/