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 report on Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill, 2019: The Standing Committee on IT has been granted an extension up to February 2020 to submit its report on the the Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill, 2019, according to Business Standard. Internet shutdowns India sees widespread internet shutdowns following protests against CAA: In December 2019, police and government authorities in at least 9 different states have deployed internet shutdowns as a tool to contain protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), which was passed in the Parliament on December 11. See our complete coverage here. Delhi HC dismisses plea challenging internet shutdown in Delhi NCR: The Delhi High Court dismissed a plea challenging an order passed by the…
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