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Facebook-Jio deal a positive; concerns around flouting of net neutrality, data safety norms unfounded: Industry forum
Business

Facebook-Jio deal a positive; concerns around flouting of net neutrality, data safety norms unfounded: Industry forum

Facebook's decision to invest $5.7 billion (about Rs 43,574 crore) in Jio Platforms is a big positive for India's digital services sector, and any apprehension that net neutrality or data protection norms may be flouted or consumer interest harmed, is "erroneous and far-fetched", industry body BIF said on Monday

Can the internet handle the strain of everyone working from home? Or will it buckle under pressure?
World

Can the internet handle the strain of everyone working from home? Or will it buckle under pressure?

On top of that, home networks — such as the Wi-Fi routers that residents set up — can be finicky.

Net neutrality rules could return at state level under mixed US court decision
News & Analysis

Net neutrality rules could return at state level under mixed US court decision

US Court says that the federal government cannot block states from passing their own net neutrality laws.

US House of Representatives approve net neutrality bill but legislation faces long odds
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US House of Representatives approve net neutrality bill but legislation faces long odds

US House of Reps approved a bill on a 232 to 190 vote to reinstate landmark net neutrality protections.

US Senate Republican leader calls net neutrality bill 'dead on arrival'
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US Senate Republican leader calls net neutrality bill 'dead on arrival'

White House said if the bill were approved, Donald Trump's advisers would recommend he veto it.

US House of Representatives to vote on net neutrality bill repealed by the FCC today
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US House of Representatives to vote on net neutrality bill repealed by the FCC today

Republicans oppose the effort arguing it would grant the FCC too much authority over the internet

White House signals Donald Trump may veto net neutrality bill: Report
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White House signals Donald Trump may veto net neutrality bill: Report

The FCC in 2017 reversed rules barring internet service providers from blocking or throttling traffic or offering paid fast lanes.

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Congress manifesto promises on net neutrality, right to privacy, regulations on fake news are iterative at best
Politics

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Congress manifesto promises on net neutrality, right to privacy, regulations on fake news are iterative at best

In essence, the promises by Congress party in its manifesto with relations to digital rights of citizen appear to be hollow. Regulating internet shutdowns looks like the only strong point among the eight enlisted

US democrats unveil legislation to renisntate net neutrality rules repealed by FCC
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US democrats unveil legislation to renisntate net neutrality rules repealed by FCC

The “Save the Internet Act” bill said to protect consumers from higher prices, blocked websites.

US FCC faces loads of tough questions from court on 2017 net neutrality repeal
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US FCC faces loads of tough questions from court on 2017 net neutrality repeal

The FCC repeal was a win for providers like AT&T but was opposed by internet giants Facebook, Google.

US Supreme Court upholds Obama-era net neutrality rules; 2017 policy still in place
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US Supreme Court upholds Obama-era net neutrality rules; 2017 policy still in place

The Trump administration and the telecom industry had wanted to erase the 2016 ruling

US to delay the roll-out of California's ever so tough new net neutrality law
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US to delay the roll-out of California's ever so tough new net neutrality law

Advocates hope California's new net neutrality law will encourage other states to create their own.

Trump administration sues California for striking down new net neutrality laws
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Trump administration sues California for striking down new net neutrality laws

The California law prevents broadband providers from slowing down or blocking websites.

California lawmakers have passed a more consumer-friendly net neutrality law
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California lawmakers have passed a more consumer-friendly net neutrality law

The bill is being viewed as even stronger and more consumer-friendly than the original measures

Aadhaar dare aside, RS Sharma's return as TRAI chief is good news for all
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Aadhaar dare aside, RS Sharma's return as TRAI chief is good news for all

RS Sharma is well respected, but his recent Aadhaar dare has a lot of people worried.

Idea-Vodafone merger heralds new phase of tough competition in telecoms; bankers and content consumers may hold the key
Business

Idea-Vodafone merger heralds new phase of tough competition in telecoms; bankers and content consumers may hold the key

In a sense, the Idea-Vodafone merger was a forced marriage of convenience because Jio hit the market when the UK-based giant was planning its own Indian IPO (initial public offering), and the merger was seen as a backdoor way for Vodafone to get listed

DoT approves net neutrality framework: Here's how it changes things for you
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DoT approves net neutrality framework: Here's how it changes things for you

TRAI's net neutrality framework includes exceptions for remote surgery and autonomous driving.

Reliance AGM: From polyester fibre to Jio optic fibre, RIL under Mukesh Ambani takes a digital leap of faith
Business

Reliance AGM: From polyester fibre to Jio optic fibre, RIL under Mukesh Ambani takes a digital leap of faith

Overall, RIL is trying to be the Apple, Time Warner, Amazon and Verizon of India all at once in a one-stop-shop strategy; a digital Walmart, as it were

Net neutrality in the US will die on 11 June, Obama-era open-internet rules to be repealed: FCC
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Net neutrality in the US will die on 11 June, Obama-era open-internet rules to be repealed: FCC

In December, FCC repealed open-internet rules set in 2015, which barred providers from blocking or slowing down access or charging more for certain content.

TRAI considers another consultation paper on regulating OTT apps such as WhatsApp, Skype and others
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TRAI considers another consultation paper on regulating OTT apps such as WhatsApp, Skype and others

As part of the consultation paper, Trai will invite inputs and feedback from the stakeholders across the telecommunication and technology industry.