Inside India’s booming dark data economy

Thanks to lax privacy laws and high consumer demand, details on everything from how you shop to who you date are all for sale.”

Source: Rest of World
Published: Dec 22, 2020
Length: 16 minutes (4,000 words)

The Scammers Gaming India’s Overcrowded Job Market

In parts of India where jobs are so scarce that college graduates apply to be street sweepers, people are willing to work as scammers who extract money from gullible Americans by impersonating US tax officers and taking their computers hostage with fake viruses. They also prey on other Indians.

Source: The Guardian
Published: Jan 2, 2018
Length: 16 minutes (4,099 words)