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Net neutrality: Opposition wants answers

The Congress on Tuesday asked the government to investigate as to why thed Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) put up on its website the names of over one million people who had written to it on net neutrality.

Raising the issue during zero hour in the Lok Sabha, Congress member Gaurav Gogoi said: “TRAI putting up the list of names and e—mail addresses of net activists on its website is akin to a bank making the account details of its customers public.”

“This will expose these net activists to hackers,” he said.

Gogoi asked the government to probe as to why and who in the TRAI had leaked the names TRAI on Tuesday released the names and email IDs of over one million people who gave their comments on the consultation paper on net neutrality. — IANS


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