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Moral Policing of OTT Platforms Is Only the Latest Episode in India’s Saga of Censorship

While the question of freedom of expression in India needs a nuanced approach, pre-censorship is arbitrary and chilling. It seems that the Indian government just does not like us to have fun and personal choices. From the various bans on beef to a strong dislike of public displays of affection (PDA), the written and unwritten …

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FDI policy on e-commerce: Online firms cannot win the game by blaming govt but by finding a way around regulations

The reluctance of digital/technology companies to invest time and resources to navigate an uncertain regulatory landscape is more to be blamed than the FDI policy itself. Retail sector has been facing resistance of opening up to big players, particularly from multi-brand retail since 2006 The Indian e-commerce sector is expected to touch $200 billion in …

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The Saga of Net Neutrality and the Mysterious Position of India

A world without internet is the worst nightmare ever. In the past few decades, the mankind has placed so much reliance upon internet that it is almost on the verge of replacing oxygen as the most important necessity for human race. From buying goods to communicating people, making new friends or reaching out to our …

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Peer-to-Peer Networking

Why does everyone love peer-to-peer ( P2P) networking systems these days? As a consumer you feel empowered with choices, get to operate on your own terms and only with those counter-parties you want to. And how is this magic achieved? With the power of all-encompassing algorithms. Naturally, a lot of economic theories and market data …

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