NOTE: This article is off-topic. That is, it does not concern anything to do with genealogy, DNA, or related topics normally found in this newsletter. However, it focuses on one of my other interests: online privacy. I will suggest everyone who is online should be equally interested in this article. Big Brother is watching you in India, the USA, and elsewhere!
Virtual private network (VPN) provider Surfshark is shutting down physical servers in India, in response to India’s top cybersecurity agency’s data demands. It thus becomes the second such company after ExpressVPN to pull out its servers in the country after CERT-In issued a directive on April 28 mandating VPN companies to maintain basic information about customers.