Allegations against the BJP sprouts up against the theft of the user’s data and moving it forward to the US based company without the consent of the user. Those allegations were made by the opposition party Congress with a chain of criticism on the social media platform. The controversy is in the line with the Facebook-Cambridge Analytics.However, BJP denied with all the charges against them.
A post was seen on the narendramosi.in which says, “your personal information and contact details shall remain confidential and shall not be used for any purpose other than our communication with you. The information shall not be provided to the third parties in any manner whatsoever without your consent”.
The BJP admits at their official site that the information was shared as per the course. Reverting back on Rahul Gandhi’s tweet, it says, “Contrary to Rahul’s lies, fact is that data is being used for only analytics using third party service, similar to Google Analytics. Analytics on the user data is done for offering the most contextual content”.
After a security research it was found that there were several vulnerabilities in the India’s National identity card project. During the entire process of registration process no permission was asked to send data to the third-party which is most commonly seen for another apps.
Congress President tweeted with an attack on Modi saying, ‘Hi! My name is Narendra Modi. I am India’s Prime Minister. When you sign up for my official App, I give all your data to my friends in American companies. Ps. Thanks Mainstream media. You’re doing a great job of burying this critical story, as always.
Hi! My name is Narendra Modi. I am India’s Prime Minister. When you sign up for my official App, I give all your data to my friends in American companies.
Ps. Thanks mainstream media, you’re doing a great job of burying this critical story, as always.https://t.co/IZYzkuH1ZH
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) March 25, 2018
However, soon after Amit Malviya, the chief of the IT operations replied in the same manner with the tweet, “Hi! My name is Rahul Gandhi. I am the president of India’s oldest political party. When you sign up for your official App, I give all your data to my friends in Signapore”.