Case Against Hyderabad Firm For Stealing Voters' Data For TDP
pretty impressive considering the data was collected in the name of the state government.Telangana police have registered a case against a Hyderabad-based IT firm for allegedly "stealing" data of voters through the mobile application, which was used by the TDP in Andhra Pradesh.
Reacting to the development, Andhra Pradesh IT Minister N Lokesh said police was "harassing" companies that were hired to curate the information, whose complete rights were held by the party.
Based on a complaint from a data analyst, a case was registered against the firm on Saturday.
The complainant alleged that after logging into the official Facebook page of Telugu Desam Party (TDP), he found party cadre using certain mobile phone and tab-based software applications, especially ''Seva Mitra'' app, for "advancing party's electoral prospects".