India’s among the world’s top three surveillance states
Quartz India / by Niharika Sharma
India, the world’s largest democracy, is also among the biggest surveillance states.
The country ranks behind only Russia and China when it comes to surveilling citizens, the UK-based research firm Compritech has found. On the company’s privacy index, India scored 2.4 out of 5, indicating a “systemic failure to maintain (privacy) safeguards.”