Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Internet Governance

Internet Governance

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...

Should you store in India?

Last week the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) came out with a comprehensive 120 pager consultation paper on ‘Cloud Computing’. It sits right...

Equal Access or Equitable Access?

Public policy analysts were still deciphering the consultation paper on ‘Free Data’ released by TRAI when the new ‘pre-consultation’ paper on ‘Net Neutrality’ was...

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...

What is it that can be offered for free?

A detailed Analysis of TRAI’s consultation paper on ‘Free Data’ The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has rolled out a new consultation paper, titled...

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 ....

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Analysis of Facebook’s Government Request Report for 2015 H2.  Facebook recently released its Government Request Report for second half of 2015 (July – December). This...

Store in India: Making India the Data Hub of the World

There are valuable lessons to draw from best practices worldwide when it comes to leveraging India’s potential as the Data hub of Asia initially...

Contours of India Data Infrastructure Policy

In the first post on this topic we discussed the state of India’s Data infrastructure, highlighting the fact that in its present form this...

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...

WEEK THAT WAS