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Developments in the digital ecosystem today

By Trisha Jalan and Sneha Johari A quick roundup of the developments in the Indian and international digital, tech and business ecosystem: ACT Fibernet has expanded to Lucknow, Jaipur and Ahmedabad. T-Series will start producing web series and web films, this venture will be headed by Vinod... ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Mobile, Facebook, Twitter, Video, News, Privacy, Internet, Government, Social Media, Insurance, Whatsapp, Policy, Regulation, Flipkart

Facebook: 5 new fact-checkers for India, Regulation in Germany, Canada and startup acquisition

Facebook adds five IFCN-certified fact-checkers in India, now in 6 languages  Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Facebook has added 5 new third-party fact-checkers in India – India Today Group,, Factly, Newsmobile, Fact Crescendo, the company said in a statement. The checkers are... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, News, Instagram, Privacy, Internet, India, Social Media, Whatsapp, Regulation, Content, Fact Check, Germany Canada, Fake News, IFCN

Dating apps face questions over age checks after report exposes child abuse

The UK government has said it could legislate to require age verification checks on users of dating apps, following an investigation into underage use of dating apps published by the Sunday Times yesterday. The newspaper found  more than 30 cases of child rape have been investigated by police related to use of dating apps including Grindr and Tinder since 2015.  It reports that one 13-year-old boy with a profile on the Grindr app was raped or abused by at least 21 men.  The Sunday Times also f...
Tags: Social, Apps, Europe, UK, Instagram, Tinder, Social Media, Tech, Bbc, Policy, Dating, Regulation, United Kingdom, Child Abuse, Dating Apps, Times

Facebook paid teens to install an app that collected their data: report

Facebook has been secretly paying users – teens included – to install a “Facebook Research” app which tracked and collected the users’ phone and web activity via third-party beta testing services. This was revealed in a TechCrunch investigative report published yesterday. The... ...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Facebook, News, Privacy, Children, Social Media, Data, Regulation, Privacy Breach, Data Analytics, Facebook research

ShareChat removes 50,000 accounts with fake content

ShareChat has banned 50,000 profiles to keep pornographic, violent and fake content off of its platform, reports the Economic Times. A ShareChat spokesperson told MediaNama that the platform ran a campaign 6 months ago asking users to flag/report problematic content. However, the company refused to... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, News, Social Media, Policy, Regulation, Content, Intermediary Liability, Economic Times, Content Regulation, Medianama, IT Act, Indic, Fake News, ShareChat, Online entertainment content

Germany’s anti-trust body to order FB to stop gathering unspecified user data

Germany’s anti-trust regulator plans to order Facebook to stop gathering some user data (unspecified), reports Reuters. The regulator, Federal Cartel Office, will tell Facebook in a ruling as to what action it would have to take in the next few weeks. The Federal Cartel Office has been... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, News, Internet, Government, Germany, Social Media, Data, Regulation, Antitrust, Data Protection, Reuters, Federal Cartel Office

Mozilla calls proposed IT rule changes for intermediaries ‘blunt and disproportionate’

MeitY’s new proposed rules for intermediaries are “blunt and disproportionate solutions” to issues surrounding harmful online content, Mozilla Corporation said in a statement to MediaNama. Free speech vs regulation: a fine balance Content pulldown: Mozilla emphasizes that the new rules... ...
Tags: Travel, Ecommerce, News, Internet, Government, Censorship, Social Media, Policy, Regulation, Mozilla, Isp, Intermediary Liability, Mozilla Corporation, IT Act, IT Rules

Voices in AI – Episode 71: A Conversation with Paul Daugherty

Today's leading minds talk AI with host Byron Reese .voice-in-ai-byline-embed { font-size: 1.4rem; background: url( black; background-position: center; background-size: cover; color: white; padding: 1rem 1.5rem; font-weight: 200; text-transform: uppercase; margin-bottom: 1.5rem; } .voice-in-ai-byline-embed span { color: #FF6B00; } About this Epi...
Tags: Business, Jobs, Disruption, Blog, Seo, Regulation, Machine Learning, Ai, Accenture, Byron, University Of Michigan, PAUL, Paul Daugherty, Byron Reese, Fourth Age, Accenture Visit

Voices in AI – Episode 59: A Conversation with Tiger Tyagarajan

Today's leading minds talk AI with host Byron Reese .voice-in-ai-byline-embed { font-size: 1.4rem; background: url( black; background-position: center; background-size: cover; color: white; padding: 1rem 1.5rem; font-weight: 200; text-transform: uppercase; margin-bottom: 1.5rem; } .voice-in-ai-byline-embed span { color: #FF6B00; } About this Epi...
Tags: Enterprise, Ge, Blog, Seo, Regulation, Ohio, Ai, General Electric, Byron, Augmented Intelligence, Byron Reese, Computational Linguistics, Fourth Age

Sponsored post: How Regulation Will Unlock A New Crypto-Boom

Regulation is quickly becoming a hot topic in the crypto-world. The unregulated, “Wild West” environment of the crypto market left investors wide open to fraudsters, scammers, and shady firms out to make a quick buck. The technology of blockchain and Bitcoin is here to stay. But to bring value to investors, it’s going to need tighter rules and more responsible companies with their eyes on the future. The crypto market, worth $450 billion, won’t disappear overnight. The next step will be figuring...
Tags: South Korea, Montana, China, Blog, Seo, Regulation, Bitcoin, Mining, Xerox, Silicon Valley, Ethereum, Fintech, Irs, Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Cto

Facebook’s ad system shown failing to enforce its own anti-discriminatory policy

 Results from a new ProPublica investigation suggest the tech giant is failing at even simple self-policing. Read More
Tags: Social, TC, Facebook, Social Media, Tech, Diversity, Policy, Regulation, Discrimination, Propublica, Facebook Advertising, Ethnic Affinity Targeting

Connecting Mexico: 5 Questions With Grisell Sordo, Telmex

Teléfonos de México, more commonly known as Telmex, is one of Mexico’s most well-known and well-respected brands. Isabel Blasco, Managing Director of Interbrand Mexico City, got the chance to sit down with Grisell Sordo, head of Marketing, Business Intelligence and Consumer Insight at Telmex to discuss how the brand is overcoming challenges and maintaining its pedigree as a historically well-known Telecom brand.  Why do you think Telmex has become such a big brand in Mexico? Telmex is a big bra...
Tags: Mexico, Advertising, Regulation, Telecoms, Telecom, Branding, Interbrand, 5 Questions, Telmex, Grisell Sordo, Grisell Sordo Telmex, Interbrand Mexico City

The FCA is avoiding the elephant in the room

The Financial Conduct Authority’s recent report into the asset management industry didn’t go far enough for one frustrated fund manager. Requesting anonymity (but known to us at Monevator) they share their thoughts below… T he report by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) into the asset management industry is, in the view of this writer, a lost opportunity. Nowhere in its 144 pages does it mention the words beta or alpha. Yet the heart of the problem with fund managers is not costs, as the ...
Tags: Marketing, Regulation, Financial Conduct Authority, Fca, Ibm, Commentary, Lake Wobegon, Financial Conduct Authority FCA, Upton Sinclair, Passive investing, Monevator, Platform Fees

Investment platforms and fund managers roughed up in FCA final report

T he Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is to launch an investigation into investment platforms such as Hargreaves Lansdown, amid concerns that market competition may not be delivering value to consumers. The FCA says its forthcoming Investment Platforms Market Study will: …consider how investment platforms and firms offering similar services in adjacent markets compete to win new customers and retain existing customers. True, that doesn’t sound wildly excitement. It’s certainly no Liam Neesom ...
Tags: UK, Marketing, Regulation, Fca, Hargreaves Lansdown, Competition And Markets Authority, Commentary, Platforms, Don, Financial Conduct Authority FCA, Robin Powell, Liam Neesom Taken, Retail Distribution Review, FCA City, BBC FCA

Risk, Governance, and Compliance is all about Visibility

It is no secret that enterprises moving towards digital transformation are taking on more risk. However, measuring and managing that risk has evolved into more of an art than science. And as will any art, judging effectiveness is all but impossible.  A critical failing when it comes to identifying risk and its consequences. While risk is nothing new, technology has changed how risk is viewed and more importantly, how risk is amplified. Something enterprises have become well aware of as their int...
Tags: Security, Europe, Feature, Blog, Seo, Risk Management, Cybersecurity, Regulation, Governance, Infosec, Compliance, Pfeil, CISO, Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence

Watchdog Group: ‘No Man’s Sky’ Wasn’t Misleading

Some say the game didn't live up to expectations
Tags: News, Video Games, Uncategorized, Advertising, Marketing, Regulation, Advertising Standards Authority, Hello Games, No Man's Sky

Weekend reading: FCA tackles asset managers in new report, but investors are doing it for themselves

Good reads from around the Web. T his week saw the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) publish the interim findings of its deep dive into the asset management industry and how it treats its customers. With the report weighing in at 200-pages, I’ve only been able to superficially skim it so far for myself. But pundits and campaigners seem pleased. Andy Agathangelou, founding chair of the Transparency Task Force group, says: “There’s not been a chance for a detailed analysis yet but their opening ...
Tags: Google, UK, New York, Marketing, America, Bloomberg, Regulation, New York Times, Fca, Warren Buffett, US Treasury, Santander, Michael Lewis, Vanity Fair, Cnbc, Trump

ANA Calls FCC Rules ‘Unprecedented, Misguided, Counterproductive’

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) just adopted rules guaranteeing that broadband customers have choice, transparency and strong security for personal information collected by ISPs. The rules separate the use and sharing of information into three categories and include clear guidance for both ISPs and customers on opt-in, opt-out and exception to consent requirements. The rules also include transparency, broadband provider and common-sense data breach notification requirements. The rul...
Tags: Fcc, Advertising, Broadband, Regulation, Tom Wheeler, Federal Communications Commission, Commission, Capitol Hill, Pew Research Center, Ana, Ftc, Association of National Advertisers, Comcast AT T Verizon, Federal Communications Commission FCC, Jaffe, Dan Jaffee

What do you need to know to make your sales process compliant?

What do you need to know to make your sales process compliant? While most of the focus is on the Financial Advisers Act review, and the AFA Code it is also important to keep in mind the wider compliance environment....
Tags: Marketing, Sales, Regulation, Life Insurance, Afa

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