Community social media platform, LocalCircles, highlights data misuse worries
Platform says government can have right over data only in event of law and order situation, enforcement matter.
Govt may soon make it mandatory for Google, Facebook to sell users’ public data
MeitY now says that companies – and not a government reposito...
MeitY expenditure under Digital India at Rs 3,328 cr in 2018-19: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Digital India is an umbrella programme that covers multi...
Changes likely in proposed data privacy rules: Only critical data may need to be housed in India
The draft Personal Data Protection Bill had suggested that a copy of all personal data be stored in India.
2 cr farmers to be enrolled under PM-KMY by August 15
The PM-KMY scheme is being implemented across the country, including Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh (both newly created Union Territories), Tyagi said.
DoT, MeitY eye EU ‘toolbox’ to address 5G-related concerns
EU delegate said that this set of standard norms will be structured from the suggestions of the different member countries
EVI Technologies plans to set up 20,000 EV charging stations
The firm has also tied up with BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd to set up around 3,000 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in Delhi.
Irked ministries question many suggestions in draft ecommerce policy
These ministries have expressed their reservations and are expected to put their objections in writing.
India sent max TikTok content takedown requests
Firm’s transparency report says government sent 107 requests for user information in 1st half of 2019. The platform said it complied with 47% of these requests from India. TikTok said like other tech companies, it was occasionally presented with requests from various official bodies, such as government agencies or law enforcement officials.
Keep a close watch on TikTok, PMO tells IT Ministry after complaints
Ministry had said that the Chinese app was in compliance with all requirements.
MeitY is pushing everyone to accept common mobility cards
Government wants banks to deploy contactless payments-enabled point-of-sales terminals.
Can’t do much about existing users of TikTok: MeitY
MeitY and Department of Telecommunications officials appear to be passing the buck to each other.
Nasscom, MeitY in talks to open up FutureSkills doors
Nasscom to fund part of the skilling service platform it plans to open up to general use.
US Commerce Department wants India to exclude Huawei gear in 5G rollouts
US has advised India to look into security-related issues in the wake of 5G network deployment.
Government to decide if data issues need to be out of e-comm policy
Several foreign e-commerce firms have raised concerns over some points in the draft pertaining to data.
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