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Athul Vijay

How will the New WhatsApp Privacy Policy Affect Us?

On January 4, 2020, the California based tech giant WhatsApp announced its new privacy law. It allows data integration of all apps owned by Facebook which includes the Facebook App, WhatsApp and Instagram. This announcement has sparked worldwide condemnation. It is due to privacy issue concerns and the possibility of

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Explained: The New Water Bills

The Interstate River Water Disputes Amendment Bill 2019 and the Dam Safety Bill 2019 got cleared in the Lok Sabha and were scheduled to clear in the Rajya Sabha. The bills endeavour to develop new ways in which the Centre can work with the State to ensure that the water laws are up to date. New issues relating to the governance of water resources between the State and the Centre and also inter-state water issues are also significant.

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Explained: The OTT Regulations and Their Impact on the Media Future in India

The regulation of content within OTT (Over-the-Top) media and other digital media have fallen under the purview of the Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Ministry. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeiTY) was relieved of this responsibility under a notification issued by the Central Government on 9th November 2020. Introduction

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