A quick roundup of the developments in the Indian digital, tech and business ecosystem. Policy updates NSCS extends deadline to submit comments on National Cyber Security Strategy 2020: The National Security Council Secretariat extended the deadline to submit comments for the formulation of the National Cyber Security Strategy 2020 (NCSS 2020) by 10 days until January 10, 2020. Comments can be submitted here. Intermediary Liability rules likely to be notified by January 15: The Intermediary Guidelines (Amendment) Rules 2018 is likely to be notified by January 15, 2020, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) said in its affidavit to the Supreme Court in October. Wikimedia Foundation raises concerns over proposed intermediary liability changes: The proposed changes to India’s intermediary liability changes might “have serious impact on Wikipedia’s open editing model," the Wikimedia Foundation said. Standing Committee on IT granted extension to furnish…
- How Google’s location tracking led to a $42 million penalty in Australia August 17, 2022
- MeitY’s Digital India Act due in Winter Session, says report: OTT, metaverse in ambit August 17, 2022
- Vauld comes under ED scanner after the agency freezes assets worth Rs 367 crore August 17, 2022
- TLDR: Social media and small businesses, Snapchat privacy, Meta’s user tracking, UN IGF, WhatsApp’s Windows beta, more August 17, 2022
- Deep Dive: What do lawyers think of the proposed changes to the Competition Act, 2002? August 16, 2022
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