India wants encryption backdoors, too; critics say mobile spying is bad for business

Related to today's New York Times piece on the Obama administration's plan to make encryption backdoors the law: India is already several steps ahead. "Prompted by fears of digital-era plotters, officials are already demanding that network operators given them the ability to monitor and decrypt digital messages." But critics say this will harm India's ability to "attract global businesses and become a hub for technology innovation."