Articles by Asheeta Regidi
Jun 19, 2019
Facebook Libra: Here's how it could impact the Indian regulatory stance on cryptocurrenciesLibra has already caught the attention of international regulators, and one can expect changes to Facebook’s approach based feedback
Apr 17, 2019
TikTok Ban in India: Uncertain future for app looms; rise in content regulation could impact many othersWhile there is no doubt that there are significant issues with TikTok, a reading of the order does not clarify what justified a ban.
Apr 15, 2019
IT Grids Aadhaar data leak: UIDAI’s implicit acknowledgement of a large-scale data breach will be very welcome to anti-Aadhaar activistsThe breach points, yet again, to major concerns with the security of data in the Aadhaar ecosystem.
Mar 27, 2019
Article 13: EU passes controversial new copyright law that will affect internet as we know it; will it impact India?EU's passing of the law will come as a huge disappointment for internet freedom activists.
Mar 20, 2019
PUBG mobile ban: Regulating gaming and digital addiction in IndiaPUBG mobile ban in Gujarat and arrests that followed have triggered a conversation around regulating gaming.
Mar 15, 2019
Banning PUBG and arresting people is an ineffective solution to the core problemPUBG has been banned in various parts of Gujarat and has now led to the arrest of ten people.
Mar 12, 2019
Lok Sabha Election 2019: EC guidelines to tackle misuse of social media is good first step, but sticking to rules won't be enoughThe recognition of the significant role of social media in political campaigning by EC is a positive step.
Feb 28, 2019
Draft E-Commerce Policy: A problematic revision of intermediary rules for trademark and copyright liabilityThe current set of rules, as seen, are problematic on many accounts — that they fail to take the actual nature of an e-commerce site into account
Feb 26, 2019
The draft E-commerce policy: Looking at data as a sovereign, national assetThe Policy takes forward key proposals of the draft Personal Data Protection Bill, 2018.
Jan 04, 2019
Aadhaar Amendment Bill grants broad, vague powers; privacy needs to be priorityA bill to amend the Aadhaar Act, the Aadhaar Amendment Bill, 2018, was introduced in Parliament recently.