New social media, digital media draft rules: Platforms to identify 'first originator' of message; OTT players to self regulate
New social media rules: For players like WhatsApp, which are end-to-end encrypted, this could mean they will be forced to break encryption in India in order to comply.
It is incorrect to say that digital media was unregulated before the introduction of the present bill. There are external forms of regulation on all forms of media through the judiciary, for instance
The Centre in its affidavit told SC that digital media has the potential to go viral due to apps like WhatsApp, Twitter, and Facebook
Media usage during COVID-19 lockdown: Indian users flock to FB and WhatsApp; general news sites see numbers rise
The coronavirus outbreak hasn't just changed the way people live their lives in India and around the world, but has also affected a change in the way news is consumed.
The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) on Wednesday notified the recent decisions to relax foreign direct investment (FDI) norms in sectors such as coal mining, contract manufacturing, and single-brand retail trading
New FDI norms: Investment should be driven by domestic private sector; manufacturing must get priority in fund infusion
The framework also allows 100 percent FDI in all coal activity which is good for the users to the extent that investment flows in which can reduce cost and increase availability.
Govt relaxes FDI rules in single-brand retail, coal mining, contract manufacturing, digital media: All you need to know
The government on Wednesday approved further relaxed rules for foreign direct investment (FDI) rules in four sectors
Cabinet eases FDI rules for single brand retail; gives nod to 100% foreign investment in contract manufacturing, coal mining
Briefing reporters on the decisions taken by the Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said 100 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) under automatic route in coal mining and associated infrastructure has been approved
FDI helps in improving the country's balance of payments situation and strengthen the rupee value against other global currencies, especially the US dollar.
Govt to soon consider relaxing FDI norms in single brand, digital media; move aims at attracting foreign players
The government may allow 100% FDI in contract manufacturing, according to the proposal.
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The greatest crime attention bandits — social media platforms, celebrities, and websites — are committing is that they are taking our focus away from the things that really matter, such as family and friends
Want a Congress ticket for Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls? Get 15,000 FB likes and 5,000 Twitter followers first
Nearly 65,000 'cyber warriors' of the BJP are all set to take on 'Rajiv Ke Sipahi' of the Congress in cyber space.
Madhya Pradesh election 2018: BJP, Congress ready to wage war on social media before setting for real poll battle
BJP, Congress are making it big on social media platform like- WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook for the upcoming Madhya Pradesh assembly elections to gain traction from young voters, before they set for the real poll battle.
It has been reportedly said that violation of this clause would be a punishable offence, where the user would have to pay up to 250,000 Pound Sterling
By 2020, India is expected to become the second largest online video viewing audience globally, given by the exponential growth of video consumption over digital media.
Research shows exposure and access to media — which usually go hand in hand with higher education and income levels — are crucial for better health outcomes.
Allowing smartphones in class may affect the students' ability to concentrate, eventually hampering their academic performance, warns a new research.
Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal has invested $500 million in Snapchat owner Snap Inc, according to a memo on Friday, its latest move aimed at driving digital growth as more viewers go online for their favorite content.
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