The federal government is contemplating monitoring web visitors by a centralized system, which is operational throughout the nation. “The federal government has arrange a Centralized Monitoring System (CMS). That is for lawful interception and monitoring of cellphones, landlines and web visitors by cellular community,” Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad informed the Rajya Sabha.
“At current, monitoring by service suppliers is completed utilizing Web Monitoring System. And, that is additionally into consideration for integration with CMS,” Prasad added. The hub of CMS is situated in Delhi. Additional, 21 regional monitoring facilities are operational throughout all of the 22 telecom circles within the nation.
The CMS automates processing of interception orders between legislation enforcement businesses and telecom operators. It additionally permits digital provisioning of the targets with out handbook intervention of telecom operators.
Such measures come at a time when India is the second largest web market on the planet. This was revealed within the Mary Meeker Web Tendencies Report 2019. India has the second largest web userbase at 12 %, whereas China leads with 21 % web customers globally. The report reveals there have been three.eight billion web customers world wide in 2018. It’s equal to 51 % of the worldwide inhabitants, up from 49 % in 2017.
With Inputs from PTI