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Data protection law: Government withdraws data protection law

The center on Wednesday withdrew the 2021 Personal Data Protection Act, saying it will soon be replaced by “a comprehensive legal framework” that “will be designed to address all present and future challenges of the digital ecosystem.” “The withdrawal is seen as a nod to continued opposition from global and local tech companies, policymakers and …

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Should Big Tech pay for news? | Latest News India

India is considering new obligations for big tech companies like Google and Facebook to pay publishers for the news content they reuse on their platform. The comments were made by Rajeev Chandrasekhar, the junior minister for information technology and electronics, in an interview earlier this month. Currently, India is among a handful of major democracies …

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Too much nudity, not enough women hurting Facebook in India

Facebook’s growth in India began to stagnate last year. (Representative) New Delhi: When Meta Platforms reported Facebook’s first-ever quarterly decline in daily users on Feb. 2, the chief financial officer identified higher mobile data costs as a unique impediment slowing growth in India, its largest market. On the same day, the US tech group published …

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