Committee probing Pegasus seeks public response on 11 questions Public comments are being sought by the expert committee appointed by the Supreme Court to investigate the use of Pegasus spyware against Indian citizens, according to the Hindustan Times. It has posed 11 questions to the public in a form hosted on its website and the deadline to submit comments is March 31. Some of the questions involve existing boundaries of state surveillance of citizens, procedures defined under the Telegraph Act, 1885 and the IT Act, 2000, disclosure of use of surveillance tech, and more. Petitioners had challenged the use of the spyware in the Supreme Court and, in October last year, the Court issued an order for the constitution of the committee which has since been hearing testimonies from experts and affected parties. Read: What A Former UN Special Rapporteur Told The Expert Committee Investigating Pegasus In India Legal Metrology dept issues non-compliance notice to Meesho Meesho has been handed a legal notice by the Department of Legal Metrology for alleged non-compliance with the country of origin requirements, as per an ET report. The Department had issued Meesho a 'last reminder' on January 21, along with a notification that it would be 'constrained' to go to court if the e-commerce company did not respond. Ola to buy fintech firm founded by CEO's brother Ola will purchase Avail Finance, a financial services company, for an undisclosed sum to extend its financial services capabilities, according to Techcrunch. However, Moneycontrol reported that the startup which was founded…
- Here’s what streaming companies revealed in their compliance reports for Oct 2022 December 2, 2022
- FRT-based Digi Yatra project begins in three Indian airports on opt-in basis December 2, 2022
- Spotify CEO calls Apple “Shameless” For Engaging In Anti-Competitive Practices December 2, 2022
- Madhya Pradesh HC Grants State Government 3 Months to Draft and Clear Online Gambling Law: Report December 2, 2022
- Meta’s Nick Clegg Flags Encryption Concerns, Praises India’s Stance On Cross-Border Data Flow December 2, 2022
MediaNama’s mission is to help build a digital ecosystem which is open, fair, global and competitive.
The Structure and Style of a Dogma Community: Conspiracy theories and organized Twitter engagement on Sushant Singh Rajput
Studying the 'community' supporting the late Sushant Singh Rajput (SSR) shows how Twitter was gamed through organized engagement
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
Please subscribe to MediaNama. Don't share prints and PDFs.
You May Also Like
Google has released a Google Travel Trends Report which states that branded budget hotel search queries grew 179% year over year (YOY) in India, in...
135 job openings in over 60 companies are listed at our free Digital and Mobile Job Board: If you’re looking for a job, or...
Twitter takes down tweets from MP, MLA, editor criticising handling of pandemic upon government request
By Aroon Deep and Aditya Chunduru You’re reading it here first: Twitter has complied with government requests to censor 52 tweets that mostly criticised...