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In a fresh video released by Pakistan, Wing Commander Abhinandan of Indian Air Force who was captured alive by the Pakistani Army, and then released days later, can be heard saying, “what is happening to Kashmiris is not known to common people, we must act with sensibility over the issue.” Abhinandan is heard calling for peace between the two South Asian nuclear powers in the fresh video. “We can live in peace, the Pakistani Army…

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…

The government of India has sent a notice to Twitter for restoring a number of accounts, posting in support of the farmers’ protests, despite the IT Ministry directive and warned of consequences “of non-compliance of directions issued under section 69A of the Act”. Earlier, nearly 100 Twitter accounts and 150 tweets, belonging to various individuals, groups and media organisations from all spheres were withheld by the social media site in response to legal demands on…

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: 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 messaging service has issued yet another clarification. In a statement, the social media giant has said the change in its recently revised policy “does not affect the privacy of messages with friends or family”. “Instead, this update includes changes related to messaging a business on WhatsApp”.…

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, Turkish Competition Board on Monday said that it launched an investigation into WhatsApp and its owner Facebook Inc after the messaging app asked users to agree to its new policy. Quoting a written statement, a report by international news agency Reuters said that the Competition Board said it ruled the…

Srinagar: Twitter on Friday blocked the Twitter handle of a Srinagar-based news magazine The Kashmir Walla citing “violation of Twitter rules against posting media depicting the moment of death of an individual”. The move came after the news organisation tweeted a news story from August 2020 about “police excesses on Muharram procession in Srinagar”. “Even after 24 hours of appealing to Twitter Support, the weekly newspaper has received no response so far from the Jack…