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According to the new guidelines by the Government of India, Social media platforms are welcome to do business in India but they need to follow the Constitution and the laws of India. The new rules establish a “soft-touch self-regulatory architecture and a Code of Ethics and three tier grievance redressal mechanism for news publishers and OTT Platforms and digital media”. “An intermediary upon receiving actual knowledge in the form of an order by a court or…

New Delhi: Days after social media platform Whatsapp updated its terms of service allowing Facebook and its subsidiaries to collect user data including phone numbers and locations, the Facebook-owned company is now reportedly under the Government of India’s scanner. The move has sparked privacy concerns across the world as WhatsApp users will not be able to use the app without agreeing to the new terms. As per a Times of India report, the Indian government has…

New Delhi: Despite an internal assessment calling for a ban on ‘dangerous’ Hindu nationalist group Bajrang Dal for its support to violence against minorities, Facebook has not cracked down on the group over financial and safety considerations, a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) report said. Facebook has dithered on acting against the right-wing group with ties to the ruling BJP because “cracking down on Bajrang Dal might endanger both the company’s business prospects and its staff…