The NSA Website has been down for several hours on Friday evening. Washington Post reports that the National Security Agency has claimed that the website went down for a few hours because of an because of an internal error that occurred during a scheduled update.
The National Crime Research Bureau recently released data regarding the number of cybercrimes cases in India for the year 2012. This data represents the number of cases filed under various sections of the Information Technology act, which governs the usage of Internet in India.
The maximum number of cases (1440) were registered under Section 66 (1) of the IT ACT that deals with 'Loss / damage to computer resource / utility', followed by 589 cases registered under Section 67 of the IT Act that deals with 'Obscene publication / transmission in electronic form'.
Delhi elections are just around the corner. Election analysis reports are beginning to surface along with pre-poll predictions. All the three pre-poll surveys conducted for Delhi 2013 elections predict a different outcome. So I thought of digging the data from the past elections and see what they suggest.
Looks like the Congress is slowly losing its vote share while BJP is gradually gaining. In the last 15 years, Congress' share has dipped to 40% from 47%, where as BJP has increased its share from 33% to 36% This is pretty clear from the Total Votes' Share (No of votes as a percentage of total eligible voters) and the Polled Votes' Share (No of votes as a percentage of the total votes polled).