Can fact-checking emerge as big and viable business?
With never-seen-before levels of misinformation and fake news, fact-checking has assumed renewed importance.
Election Commission pings social media companies on info-sharing for RTI
The EC cited Section 11 of the RTI Act, which lists the procedure to...
Fake news makes it to Instagram now
Now there is a surge of political posts on the platform, said observers.
Social firms don’t want to deal with state-level officers
The internet firms also plan to direct their request through the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI).
Centre for Accountability and Systemic Change doubts effectiveness of EC’s voluntary code of ethics
The CASC’s contention is over the absence of the names in the final code document uploaded on the ECI website.
Tax Collected at Source for e-commerce is an unfair liability: IAMAI
The industry lobby body has said that Tax Collected at Source (TCS) mandates all sellers to register under GST even if they are under the income threshold.
Fintech Convergence Council formed under IAMAI with Naveen Surya as its chairman
FCC will mainly look at bringing in increased cooperation between industry participants like banks, fintech startups, insurance companies, regulators and the government.
IAMAI, Nasscom upset over govt’s draft data protection bill
The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), an industry body which represents both domestic and global internet companies, and Nasscom, which represents the IT sector, have criticised the government’s draft data protection bill, citing significant impact on startups.
Net neutrality: Telcos, Internet firms differ on Trai proposals
Trai had in February last year barred telecom operators from imposing any sort of discrimination in content and services available on the Internet on the basis of pricing.
New GST Bill will hold Facebook, Twitter responsible for hosted content: IAMAI
According to the Bill, these websites are identified as agents acting on behalf of users and hence will be liable for all videos hosted on its platform.
India has slowest internet penetration growth in Asia Pacific: Report
India has had the lowest Internet penetration growth in Asia Pacific (APAC) at 17.4 per cent so far this year, research firm eMarketer said in a report.
India to have 243 million Internet users by June 2014: IAMAI
With more and more people accessing the Web through mobile phones, the Internet user base is projected to touch 243 million by June 2014.
Number of Internet users in India to reach 24.3 crore by 2014: IAMAI
The number of Internet users in India is expected to rise 18.53 per cent in the coming eight months to reach 24.3 crore by June 2014.
Rural internet users to rise to 85 million by June 2014: IAMAI
There will be 68 million claimed Internet users and 46 million active internet users in rural India by the end of October 2013.
IAMAI, Facebook partner to educate children on Internet safety
Internet and Mobile Association of India has joined hands with Facebook to launch internet safety education programme.