Thursday, October 18, 2018
Internet Governance

Internet Governance

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In early 2014 when messaging application WhatsApp was taken over by social networking giant Facebook, the question was not if WhatsApp will share user...

Here is how NITI Aayog’s boost will help technologies shape Digital...

NITI Aayog has approved trials of disruptive tech to push broadband connectivity under Digital India. Among the many ambitious programs launched by the present NDA...

Broadband – What’s the plan?

Assessing the way forward for growth of broadband internet in a compulsively digitized economy Last month the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), conducted a...

Should surge pricing be regulated?

On 18th April 2016, the Delhi government banned the use of surge pricing by app-based cab services. At the moment there is a dearth...

Why Digital India took on Facebook and won

February marked a significant event in the life of Digital India, in a country that is home to more than 400 million internet users. The Telecom...

Open health data in India: Finally a reality?

A major challenge faced in tracking progress across health and nutrition sectors is the unavailability of timely and quality data. In light of the...

What’s up with the Encryption?

Last week Supreme Court dismissed a public interest litigation seeking to ban messaging applications like WhatsApp that use end to end encryption to secure...

Can the digital economy deliver on its promise?

The proposition that the digital economy is going to deliver development, prosperity and growth has become almost conventional wisdom among policy makers, economists, and...

The Aadhaar for Individual Profiling

Much has been debated about the privacy concerns surrounding the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Bill, 2016 ....

Pursuing coercive cyber measures against Pakistan

Likely to be among the options weighed by India’s National Security Adviser in response to Pakistan’s alleged complicity in the Uri terrorist attack is...

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