UP child molester used new gadgets to lure victims from poor families: CBI – india news

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An Uttar Pradesh government employee, who is facing charges of sexually abusing 50 children for a decade, used to allegedly target poor families because the victims could be lured with gadgets and electronics, said senior Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials on Wednesday.

Ram Bhavan Singh, a suspended junior engineer in the state irrigation department posted in Chitrakoot , was arrested by CBI from Banda district on Monday. If found guilty, he faces life imprisonment.

He is facing charges under the Information Technology Act, Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act and Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code for allegedly sexually exploiting children between 5 and 16, for a decade and selling videos and photographs of sexual abuse on the dark web to paedophiles across the world.

The CBI recovered eight mobile phones, around eight lakh rupees in cash, sex toys, laptop, and other digital evidence carrying huge

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MSP warns lack of internet access increases gap between rich and poor during Covid crisis

Almost one in five households in Scotland’s poorest communities have no internet at home while access among households in the richest areas is nearly universal.



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© Almost one in five households in poorer areas have no internet at home while among richer households…


Ms Boyack said the findings from the Scottish Household Survey underlined the urgent need for the Scottish Government to develop a plan to protect and enhance the quality of life of Scots.

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With many public libraries still closed, along with other public spaces where free internet access is normally available, she said the situation made it more difficult for people in poorer areas to get information,services and goods.

The survey found home internet access for households with an annual income of £10,000 or less was just 65 per cent, compared to 99 per cent of households with an income over £40,000.

Only 82 per cent

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Latest consoles could be tiggered by poor internet


It could be only one hand clapping says Zen

New research from Zen Internet has found that internet issues could ruin the party for gamers as the consoles rely on big software updates.

Surveying over 2,000 UK gamers, the research found that nearly four in 10 gamers revealed poor internet performance is likely to affect their purchasing decisions for the new consoles. Big software updates are a major cause of these frustrations – with the research discovering that one in three gamers (33 percent) spend two days (39.5 hours) a year updating their consoles.

According to the report a third of gamers are spending nearly 40 hours a year waiting for weekly game updates to download

Nearly four in 10 said poor internet performance is likely to affect their purchasing decisions for the new consoles.

Just shy of 40 percent of games shout at their routers while gaming and 21

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Kerala aims to provide free Internet for poor families, public offices by Dec

BENGALURU: Kerala aims to start providing free, high-speed Internet to schools, public offices, and poor households in the state by December, making digital connectivity a basic right, said a senior government official.

The project, when launched, will be another milestone for the state that has achieved several human development indicators (HDI) that match those of first-world countries, especially in connection with health.

The first of its kind among states but similar to the government of India’s BharatNet project, the project will provide free Internet for more than 20 lakh poor families and over 30,000 government institutions, including offices, schools, IT parks, airports and ports.

A consortium led by public-sector company Bharat Electronics Ltd was awarded the contract by Kerala Fibre Optic Network Project or KFON, a special purpose vehicle tasked to implement the project using fiber-optic technology. It strives to bring Internet connectivity at speeds of 10Mbps to 1Gbps.

The

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