Update: Download the Bombay High Courts Order here. (via) Google India is pushing for the Indian government provide immunity to "platforms": the company is facing cases related to copyright violation, illegal advertisements, hate campaigns and defamation. Two more issues, reported today - the first, in the Economic Times, has details about Google India being taken to court by Gremach Infrastructure Equipments & Projects because of blog posts defaming the company, seeking information on the blogger. The other, in the AFP, concerns the Supreme Court of India asking Google, Yahoo and Microsoft to respond to charges that they allow targeted gender selection advertisements; gender selection is illegal in India. Google India MD Shailesh Rao had said last year that he spends about 40 percent of his time everyday speaking to government officials, parents and children, and here's a list of some…
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