This is our inaugural daily digest, bringing you quick updates on the tech space, policy making and digital rights from India and across the globe. China has begun cracking down on tech firms Dissent does not go down well with the Communist Party of China, even if you've built a $110 billion e-commerce empire and a $220 billion fintech giant. The Chinese government has historically always stepped in when members of the corporate elite amass 'too much' wealth. In 2016, the government forced Wang Jianlin, the founder of the commercial real estate Dalian Wanda Group Co. Ltd, to sell his overseas assets and develerage his business. A year later, China's richest person, Hui Ka Yan was directed to deleverage and sell his personal assets as his company was highly indebted. For Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba and Ant Fintech,…
- India’s I&B ministry blocks eight YouTube channels for ‘spreading fake news’ August 18, 2022
- Delhi police’s reply to IFF RTI shows FRT may worsen religious-bias in policing August 18, 2022
- Attend Our Briefing: Impact Of The Competition Bill On Startups August 18, 2022
- TLDR: Assam internet block, India G24, TikTok, Twitter, Big Tech, drones for healthcare, more August 18, 2022
- How Google’s location tracking led to a $42 million penalty in Australia August 17, 2022
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Do we have an enabling system for the National Data Governance Framework Policy (NDGFP) aiming to create a repository of non-personal data?
A viewpoint on why the regulation of cryptocurrencies and crypto exchnages under 2019's E-Commerce Rules puts it in a 'grey area'
India's IT Rules mandate a GAC to address user 'grievances' , but is re-instatement of content removed by a platform a power it should...
Why ‘group privacy’ should be recognised, and how ‘non-personal’ data becomes a regulatory blindspot
There is a need for reconceptualizing personal, non-personal data and the concept of privacy itself for regulators to effectively protect data
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