COMBATING FAKE NEWS- a bbc presentation

This Article aims at addressing the various mechanisms that may be employed by different stake holders to address Fake News. Many of these issues were discussed as part of the BBC Conference on busting fake news, while other issues have been addressed as part of the general discussion on developing an ecosystem to  combat this … Continue reading COMBATING FAKE NEWS- a bbc presentation

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MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT LAW NEWS

Delhi High Court reccomends incorporating  OTP verification instead of biometric authentication.                                                                        https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/otp-authentication-better-than-biometric-for-aadhaar-verification-delhi-high-court/articleshow/66465317.cms The Bar Council of Delhi has sent a … Continue reading MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT LAW NEWS

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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