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India’s app ban decision ‘suspects’ of violating WTO rules: Chinese Embassy

The Chinese Embassy in India, on Tuesday, alleged that India’s decision to ban 59 Chinese apps, including TikTok, WeChat, Cam Scanner, and UC Browser, “abuses national security exceptions, and suspects of violating the WTO rules”. It is also against the “general trend” of international trade and e-commerce activities, and is “not conducive to consumer interests and the market competition in India”, the embassy said. “The Chinese side is seriously concerned with and firmly opposed to such action,...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Google, Google Play Store, News, China, India, WTO, Vigo, Helo, India China, Singh, Chinese Embassy, UC browser, GATT, MeitY


How does a Section 69A blocking order come into existence?

(with inputs from Torsha Sarkar and Sarvjeet Singh)  The Indian government blocked access to 59 Chinese apps by exercising Section 69A of the Information Technology Act. MediaNama spoke to Torsha Sarkar, policy officer at the Centre for Internet and Society, and Sarvjeet Singh, director at the Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University, Delhi, to understand how a Section 69A blocking order comes into existence. Under this Section, the government has the right to block public ...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, News, China, India, States, Delhi, Committee, State, UT, Calcutta, Singh, Review Committee, Sarkar, Shreya Singhal, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology


#NAMA: Proactive monitoring can lead to mass private surveillance; who decides what is unlawful content?

“If all intermediaries proactively monitor content, there will be mass-scale private surveillance, given the entire Intermediary Rules amendment,” said Sarvjeet Singh from the Centre for Communications Governance, NLU Delhi. “This also totally violates Puttaswamy judgement,” he added. “Mandating the use of automated tools to carry out proactive monitoring of content can result in a prior-restraint regime,” said […] ...
Tags: Travel, News, Government, Policy, Safe Harbor, Intermediary Liability, Safe Harbour, Nama, MeitY, NAMA Intermediary Liability - October 2019, Sarvjeet Singh, Centre for Communications Governance NLU Delhi, Puttaswamy



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