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TLDR: MeitY and Meta, XR tech, India’s tech policy, Amazon, Flipkart, Reuters, data monetization, more

A quick roundup of the latest news and developments in tech policy from India and around the world

MeitY and Meta collaboration to fund Indian startups in XR Tech The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) is collaborating with Meta Platforms to fund 40 startups working in the extended reality space with Rs. 20 lakh each. The funding program includes a “Grand Challenge” in which working prototypes will have to be demonstrated. [Read more] Revealing personal account data under RTI a violation of privacy, say banks   A group of four major banks have told the Supreme Court that revealing sensitive customer and business information under the Right to Information (RTI) Act is a violation of privacy. A 2015 decision obliged the central bank RBI to disclose ‘financial information’ related to public and private banks. [Read more]  Reuters fails to stop lawsuit against selling data in California  Looks like tech companies aren’t the only ones in the dock for siphoning user data. A class action lawsuit in California against Thomson Reuters, a major media company has been allowed to proceed. The ‘CLEAR’ database was allegedly used for selling personal sensitive information to third parties. [Read more]  Match sued Apple in India because of ‘bold’ tech stance, says Senior VP  Mark Buse of Match Group that the dating app company complained about Apple for its commissions on in-app purchases in India’s antitrust regulator CCI since India ‘intends’ to be “bold and firm” in its tech policy. Its product Tinder has a large market in India and that could be a reason to attempt to pressure Apple here. [Read…

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