It’s ok for government to infiltrate online privacy of Sri Lankan citizens?

A wide-ranging interview published in the Daily Mirror with Sri Lanka's Defence Secretary, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, also the brother of the President, addresses the issue of internet and web surveillance. The relevant excerpt follows: As an IT expert, do you think that it is ethical for a government to infiltrate into the online privacy of Sri … Continue reading It’s ok for government to infiltrate online privacy of Sri Lankan citizens?

Northern Province website re-launched. But where is it?

The Ministry of Defence website notes that the government's website for the Northern Province was recently relaunched. As the MoD notes, The website which is to be regularly updated contains information of the development activities underway in all the five districts, Mannar, Kilinochchi, Mulltativu, Vavuniya and Jaffna. The website can be described as a comprehensive … Continue reading Northern Province website re-launched. But where is it?

Legal action against MoD regulations on CDMA and mobile phones

The Daily Mirror carries the story of a lawyer who has filed a writ application in the Appeal Court yesterday against the proposed law to prevent the use of mobile or CDMA phones by anyone other than the registered owner. "The lawyer complained that the proposed law would create a series of problems to phone … Continue reading Legal action against MoD regulations on CDMA and mobile phones