New Delhi: Internet freedom in India has improved for the second year running, according to the latest global report on the Internet from Freedom House, a US nonprofit organisation that monitors freedom worldwide. The India section of the 2014-15 edition of Freedom on the Net – prepared by […]
After some initial reluctance, Indians have vigorously taken to buying goods online. If data is needed to confirm the general sense, online sales have grown from $0.7 billion in 2012 to $7 billion in 2015 and are expected to cross $12 billion in 2016. It is the rule […]
There’s no ‘non-natural disaster response’ legislation that explicitly defines the extent to which state actors can interfere with the provision of public services to quell unrest.
In the most predictable reaction to any re-balance of power, the Board of ICANN remains sceptical of a proposal that would make the corporation more accountable.
Narendra Modi will be mistaken if he thinks American companies will treat the NDA differently from the previous regime.
There is no need for grand digitisation projects. There are simple solutions that can make governance easy, transparent and accountable.
Modi’s one-hour long speech, which was peppered with jokes, rhetorical flourishes and history lessons, was a logical culmination of his Silicon Valley and US tour.
Modi’s method of reaching out to Silicon Valley marks a sharp difference with the approach of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Wales answers questions on zero-rating and net-neutrality, how digital connectivity will play a role in achieving global development, and access to openly available content.
Wooing the big digital players to invest in India is all very well, but Indian companies will be looking for a level playing field too