Airtel spy code: Indian techie now demands apology from Israeli firm for ‘illegal’ legal notice
Indiaâ€™s biggest telecom operator has said that it doesnâ€™t spy on its subscribers internet usage pattern. This comes in response to revelation that the company actually spies on its 3G internet data subscribers.
A Bangaluru based techie had claimed earlier this month that Indiaâ€™s biggest telecom operator was actually involved in spying its own 3G internet subscribers.
In the meantime Airtel later said that it had nothing to do with the said Israeli company. â€œThis is a standard solution deployed by telcos globally to help their customers keep track of their data usage in terms of megabytes used. It is therefore meant to improve customer experience and empower them to manage their usage. One of our network vendor partners has piloted this solution through a third party to help customers understand their data consumption in terms of volume of data used. As a responsible corporate, we have the highest regard for customer privacy and we follow a policy of zero tolerance with regard to the confidentiality of customer data. We are also surprised at the Cease & Desist notice served by Flash Networks to Thejesh GN, and categorically state that we have no relation, whatsoever, with the notice.â€