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15/02/2023, 4 months ago
The Tussle between Google and Epic Games Continues: Violation of India’s Antitrust Regulations
“While the law of competition may be sometimes hard for the individual, it is best for the race, because it ensures the survival of the fittest in every department.” – Andrew Carneige The tussle between Epic games and Google started way back in the U.S., wherein the biggest gaming giant on August 2020, approached the […]
28/01/2023, 4 months ago
WhatsApp highly accessible for persons with disability: Vidhi Report
According to a survey by the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, only WhatsApp is highly accessible for people with disabilities (PwDs) out of the ten popular apps that were studied. Other apps include Phonepe, PayTM, Swiggy, Zomato, Amazon, Flipkart, Telegram, Uber and Ola. Out of these also, PayTM and Flipkart, in particular, have several blocking […]
12/10/2022, 8 months ago
Supreme court issues direction to follow judgement of Shreya Singhal case, no person can be prosecuted under sec 66A of IT Act
The Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that no one should be prosecuted under Section 66A of the Information Technology Act of 2000, which was ruled unconstitutional by the Court in the Shreya Singhal case in 2015. The Court issued a plethora of directives to the Director Generals of Police and Home Secretaries of all states, requiring them to erase all references to Section 66A from all pending cases. The Court further ordered that the bare acts of the IT Act be published in a way that appropriately informs readers that Section 66A has been declared unlawful.
26/07/2022, 10 months ago
Drone Laws: Licensing, Regulations, and Restrictions on Drone use in India
Indian startup Sagar Defense Engineering makes India’s first human-carrying drone. The pilot-less drone “Varuna” has been specially made for the Indian Navy by the startup and is to be used for transferring materials. The drone has a range of 25 km with a payload of 130kgs with 25-33 minutes of endurance.
26/07/2022, 10 months ago
Right to be forgotten: Supreme Court orders court registry to remove from internet personal details of parties in a sexual offence case
In a brief but significant order augmenting the right to be forgotten as a facet of the right to privacy, the Supreme Court has directed that the personal information of a petitioner and a respondent in a sexual offense case be masked on the internet so that their details are not thrown up by search engines.