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New E-commerce Rules

Recently the Consumer Affairs Ministry announced changes to E-Commerce rules 2020 to deal with unfair trade practices in India's e-commerce market. The Consumer Protection Act was enacted in 2019.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 24th Jul 2021

Social Media and New IT rules 2021

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) had notified the Information Technology (intermediary guidelines and digital media ethics codes) rules 2021 in February.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 22nd Jul 2021

Digital Currency

The Reserve Bank of India is planning to launch pilot projects to assess the feasibility of using digital currency to make wholesale and retail payments, thereby calibrating its strategy for introducing a full-scale central bank digital currency (CBDC).

posted by Jawwad Kazi 16th Jul 2021

Sedition Law

The Constitutional validity of the Sedition law i.e. Section 124A of the IPC has been challenged in the Supreme Court. During the proceedings the CJI N V Ramana remarked that the colonial era law was used to silence even Mahatama Gandhi and Tilak.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 13th Jul 2021

Pegasus

A recently published report Project Pegasus claimed that Pegasus, an Israeli Spyware (military grade) developed by a company named NSO, was used to snoop on several Indian numbers.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 10th Jul 2021