Jun 12, 2021 08:19 AM IST
The US believes that the best response to misinformation is truthful information, said Scott Busby, the acting principal deputy assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labour while testifying before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Non-Proliferation on Wednesday.
- May 13, 2021 02:19 PM IST
These vulnerabilities have been there since the beginning and can be exploited by hackers
- May 05, 2021 01:39 PM IST
Volunteers across India are finding ways to amplify and address queries for updated information, oxygen cylinders, medicines and transport.
- Mar 16, 2021 07:26 AM IST
The goal of the partnerships is to develop new business cases, the company said in three separate statements.
- Mar 09, 2021 04:03 PM IST
Which VPN service should you choose and is there a free option that actually works? Find out.
- Feb 27, 2021 06:54 PM IST
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has clarified that the government has not introduced a new provision in new IT rules. The state is allowed to block internet content in emergency cases since 2009.
- Feb 22, 2021 07:45 PM IST
Blocking of websites, webpages and accounts over security concerns has risen significantly in recent years, according to official data.
- Feb 22, 2021 04:03 PM IST
Regulating online expression in any single country — let alone in the world — is a messy set of trade offs with no easy solutions
- Feb 05, 2021 08:29 PM IST
The services, according to sources, are likely to resume from Friday midnight. High-speed mobile internet services had been restored in two districts — Ganderbal in Kashmir region and Udhampur in Jammu region — in August last year.
- Jan 16, 2021 10:16 AM IST
A self-regulatory mechanism will ensure that the online fantasy sports industry continues to benefit and protect the interests of the consumers while supporting innovative operators who conduct themselves responsibly
- Jan 06, 2021 02:04 PM IST
India restricted 8,927 hours of bandwidth access, inclusive of social media shutdowns – more than any other country
- Dec 15, 2020 04:17 PM IST
According to the National Family Health Survey, only 20.6 percent women in Bihar used the internet, followed by 21 percent in Andhra Pradesh, and 22.9 percent in Tripura.
- Dec 10, 2020 11:02 AM IST
The Prime Minister Wi-Fi Access Network Interface (PM-WANI) is being seen as the Centre’s attempt to improve wireless internet connectivity.
- Nov 02, 2020 11:27 AM IST
The available remedies against online disinformation and mischief are proportionate to the crime. Anything further will only result in suppression of free speech and stifling criticism of the government
- Oct 17, 2020 01:57 PM IST
The House panel on IT has given government time until November-end to revert with data on internet shutdowns.
- Sep 19, 2020 10:42 AM IST
As millions of children learn from home, hacking, cyberbullying and identity thefts are among the several threats they face. Parents have to step up to take charge. Parental control applications can be a good start.
- Aug 23, 2020 02:15 PM IST
"We are strengthening our ecosystem that we speak about, our wireless and 5G ecosystem, so clearly on that front we are continuing with a strong level of hiring," Agarwal told PTI.
- Aug 22, 2020 02:30 PM IST
Hit by a pandemic and then a natural disaster, the children from remote villages in Maharashtra had to deal with Internet disruptions since early June when connectivity along the coastal area of Ratnagiri district became scratchy.
- Aug 17, 2020 07:10 PM IST
The study conducted by child rights body CRY in May-June covered 5,987 children in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. The information was collected by CRY's community organisers through telephonic interviews.
- Aug 15, 2020 06:00 PM IST
As the internet becomes more accessible and affordable, here's how important the internet has been for Indians.
- Aug 15, 2020 03:59 PM IST
Did you know that the Internet emits more greenhouse gas than the entire avition industry. On its 25th anniversary in India, here are some quirky facts you probably didn't know about the Internet.
- Jul 27, 2020 06:55 PM IST
The coronavirus pandemic that forced people into their homes and forced schools and colleges to move to virtual classes has edged education dreams with conditions aplenty – a computer or at least a smartphone, proper internet connectivity and uninterrupted power supply.
- Jul 12, 2020 03:04 PM IST
A recent report by Visual Capitalist reveals how much 1GB of mobile data costs in every country
- Jul 10, 2020 01:06 PM IST
Everyone from teenagers and non-binary LGBTQI+ folk from non-metro cities across India embraced TikTok because it allowed their everydayness, their queerness, and just their own selves to become accepted, and even popular
- Jun 19, 2020 09:40 PM IST
The government-ordered shutdown in two of Myanmar's poorest states - Rakhine and neighbouring Chin - home to about a million people, is a year old on Sunday.