Draft bill mandates penalties of up to Rs 500 crore for non-compliance and the creation of a data protection regulator
The legal notice had said that the blocking of the videolan.org URL was in violation of international obligations to protect free speech in India and had threatened legal proceedings against the government if a copy of the blocking order was not provided to VideoLAN
The government will establish a network of hyper scale data centres, which are massive facilities built by companies with vast data processing and storage needs, to create the National Government Cloud.
NASSCOM said that if state government laws such as stamp duty and registration charges are also amended, it will now be possible to make all property transactions paperless.
Minister of state for Electronics and Information Technology says the committee on content moderation will direct appeals to the right tribunals when they are outside MeitY's purview. He says the govt went ahead with the amendment only after social media platforms failed to come up with a self-regulatory organisation
Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology Rajeev Chandrasekhar also said that space and satellite sector will have interesting use cases that will catalyse startups in the Indian ecosystem.
The government, through the National Informatics Centre (NIC), has floated a request for proposal (RFP) to select a system integrator who can deploy additional support for the email security framework and so on
These submissions come in response to the Karnataka High Court's questions on how Twitter is considered an aggrieved person. The case involves a petition that challenges 10 blocking orders consisting of 39 URLs belonging to users.
This particular version of the guidelines gives a low down of what Chief Information Security Officers of government ministries and departments should do to ensure that local area networks (LAN) of offices are not susceptible to cyber attacks.
Jean-Baptiste Kempf, president of VideoLAN and lead developer of VLC Media Player, said that he would wait for two weeks for the government's response to the legal notice
Telecom minister Ashwini Vaishnaw has said connectivity is vital for Digital India to ensure its reach to every corner of the country
From the point of view of financial and technological capability, India stands a chance of getting more mature node fab applicants than advanced node fab applicants
The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), has designed and developed Rudra I server towards its efforts to make a supercomputer
The government will rope in a consultant who will assess Digital Indian Corporation critically and design an optimal organisational structure for the entity under which MyGov, NeGD, Indian Semiconductor Mission, etc operate
The call comes at a time the Indian government is looking at a “complete overhaul” of the country’s cyber laws.
While reasoning the need for such security audits, the NIC said that there are possibilities of cyber attack on these websites and applications because of "flaws in the design, development and deployment of application software
Minister of State in Electronics and Information Technology Rajeev Chandrasekhar said this while responding to reports that Disney had found fake users on Twitter in 2016
Minister of State in Electronics and Information Technology Rajeev Chandrasekhar said that a series of new technology legislation will be brought out in quick succession over the next few months, but they would be subject to intensive stakeholder scrutiny
Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology's R&D and High-Tech Advisory Group will be submitting a white paper in this regard outlining the roadmap for R&D for the next two years
A few intermediaries are championing the cause for establishing internal grievance appellate committees, at a tier above grievance officers, sources said
Minister of State in Electronics and Information Technology Rajeev Chandrasekhar said that if Wikipedia wishes to remain an intermediary in India, they have to be aligned with the country's goals of having 'safe and trusted internet'.
The personal data shall be collected digitally only to the extent that is necessary for the purpose of processing of such personal data, the guidelines say
The government said that the MSG draft covers challenging aspects of mobile security and the anonymisation of data guidelines will supplement data-related policies/legislations of government of India
All tech policies are geared towards the goal of a trillion dollar digital economy that is open, safe and secure for participants, says the Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology
LetsVenture was selected for the accelerator program earlier this year, through which the VC plans to support around eight startups in the first phase