As many as 100 Muslim women, some of them journalists, activists, and actresses, were listed for auction on a GitHub-made app called 'Bulli Bai', according to a report by Al Jazeera. Their photographs were sourced and uploaded to the app without their knowledge, and they were then offered as 'bulli bai' - an offensive term for Muslim women - to users at random, as per the report. GitHub has blocked the user and the police and Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-IN) are "coordinating further action", IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said. Two FIRs have also been lodged in Mumbai and Delhi against unknown persons for the creation and use of the Bulli Bai app while political leaders and chairpersons of women's commissions have sought action. This is not the first time that such an incident has happened. In July, another app called…
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