Lawmakers seem to be catching up with technology and so will regulation, so Big Tech should not take things for granted.
01 Aug 2020 4:17 PM
Apple's app store holds a monopoly on iOS and as such app developers have no option but to pay the platform's commission to reach iOS users.
25 Jul 2020 6:49 PM
When it comes to data breaches, the bill does not do nearly enough to put power back in the hands of the users.
18 Jul 2020 6:50 PM
Value is derived from data is because it is shared. That’s a key reason why technology evolved into a multi-trillion dollar global industry.
11 Jul 2020 9:33 PM
The action against Chinese Apps is not about data protection but is a political manoeuvre.
04 Jul 2020 10:44 PM
One of the best ways to make that happen is to provide the right incentives to MSME sellers to go online
21 Jun 2020 4:59 PM
Because of liberal laws based on principles of free speech on most dominant online platforms, misinformation is often allowed to stay up.
13 Jun 2020 7:31 PM
Several Indian startups such as Paytm, Swiggy, Zomato, Ola and BigBasket have Chinese investors. Shunning the apps hurts Indian startups.
08 Jun 2020 4:07 PM
Indians spent over 5.5 billion hours on TikTok, which is more than the next eleven countries combined
30 May 2020 4:02 PM
Many don’t have jobs now but the book Poor Economics says they could trade off a little food for entertainment. So they’ll bear the brunt.
25 May 2020 7:52 PM
A significant number of moderators for most platforms are contracted through companies such as Cognizant, Genpact, and Accenture.
16 May 2020 3:10 PM
Best case scenario: The body achieves incremental progress by laying out key principles that guide Facebook’s content moderation efforts.
11 May 2020 5:11 PM
Amazon has also made a move to get kirana shops on its platform, and in the coming months it's likely that Flipkart and Snapdeal will too.
02 May 2020 11:32 PM
We did not need a global pandemic to realise how big a challenge misinformation is, but it helps.
27 Apr 2020 3:07 PM
17 Apr 2020 12:49 PM
Use of facial recognition and other personal data has the potential to set a new normal by resetting our expectations on personal privacy.
09 Apr 2020 9:06 PM
None of the protections afforded by a privacy law are in place yet, which leaves our data open to exploitation by tech companies
03 Apr 2020 4:10 PM
The big decision here is whether or not India wants to share its data with anyone under any circumstances.
16 Oct 2019 1:20 AM
The Data Protection Bill is going to be profoundly important in India’s tech policy landscape, going forward.
30 Aug 2019 4:26 AM
In an unprecedented move, the Election Commission on Thursday issued a show-cause notice to West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee for violating the model code of conduct.
15 Apr 2016 6:40 AM