Delhi cops to get ‘one touch’ internet monitoring system

Before the year is out, Delhi Police will be armed with “one touch” technology to enable it to better monitor the internet, track social media platforms that are being increasingly used to propagate terror activities and also help plug gaps in cyber security.

A day after the vulnerability of social media accounts came under the spotlight with Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s official Twitter account being hacked and vulgar messages posted on it, sources said Delhi Police’s Special Cell would be getting the technology within the month.

Soon, with just one touch, the police will be able to gather information from various platforms such as YouTube, Twitter and Facebook. The technology will allow police officials to set a duration period so there is no overlap in terms of data and dates. Investigators will see only the information they seek in the particular time-frame they

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