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Tinder trials extra control features for women.                             https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/technology/a-swipe-is-not-enough-tinder-trials-extra-control-for-women/article25036310.ece?homepage=true Whatsapp appoints grievance officer for India.                              https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/technology/whatsapp-appoints-grievance-officer-for-india/article25020220.ece?homepage=true   *Hyperlinks to third-party Web sites are provided solely as a convenience. Such … Continue reading MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT LAW NEWS

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  DoT places facial authentication on hold pending the Supreme Courts verdict on the AADHAR verdict.                                                          https://www.medianama.com/2018/09/223-dot-facial-authentication-on-hold-aadhaar/ Online Pharmacy Netmeds acquires online health care platform JustDoc in … Continue reading MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT LAW NEWS

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INTERNATIONAL NEWS: Twitter bans far right right activist Alex Jones.                                    https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/technology/internet/twitter-permanently-bans-far-right-alex-jones-infowars-citing-abuse/article24889360.ece Google rebrands its digital repayment app Tex to Google Pay.  https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/technology/internet/googles-payment-app-for-india-tez-becomes-google-pay/article24802168.ece Facebook expands its fact-checking programme to include photos and videos as it fights fake news and … Continue reading MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT LAW NEWS

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NATIONAL NEWS: SC clears malayalam novel "meesha" on the allegation of it being derogatory to certain classes of Hindu women.  https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/supreme-court-clears-meesha-supports-free-flow-of-ideas/article24869968.ece?utm_source=pushnotifications&utm_campaign=pushnotifications&utm_medium=ALL_USER Fashion shows deemed taxable as entertainment by Karnataka High Court.  https://www.livelaw.in/fashion-show-is-an-entertainment-and-hence-is-taxable-karnataka-hc-read-judgment/ Petition in Bombay High Court against Salman Khan’s Loveratri For Defaming ‘Navratri’                          … Continue reading MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT LAW NEWS

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NATIONAL NEWS Supreme Court raises an inquest with regard to the governments plans of tracking citizens activity through a social media hub. https://www.livemint.com/Politics/Dg8XuocPJe7fYWPn8kSo9N/SC-likens-govt-social-media-hub-to-surveillance-state.html The Delhi High Courts asks lawyer to explain the basis of PIL filed with respect to airing of the Netflix original "Sacred Games". https://www.medianama.com/2018/07/223-sacred-games-row-delhi-hc-asks-petitioner-to-justify-pil-kolkata-complaint-withdrawn/ Whatsapp introduces Forwarded feature in a bid to … Continue reading MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT LAW NEWS