Government maintains it’s not in favour of curbing dissent on social media, defends keeping Section 66A

By on March 24, 2015 at 4:24 PM.

Government maintains it’s not in favour of curbing dissent on social media, defends keeping Section 66A

Government, whose counsel had defended the constitutional validity of Section 66A of IT Act, today maintained that it respects freedom of speech and expression and is not in favour curbing dissent on social media. More →
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SC quashes Section 66A of IT Act, victims ecstatic

By on March 24, 2015 at 3:38 PM.

SC quashes Section 66A of IT Act, victims ecstatic

The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down Section 66A of the Information Technology Act, a controversial provision used to arrest people for their social media postings. The verdict was hailed by the victims, who described it as a victory for the common man's free speech. More →
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Ex-employee sues Twitter in ‘class action lawsuit’ for gender discrimination

By on March 23, 2015 at 10:36 AM.

Ex-employee sues Twitter in ‘class action lawsuit’ for gender discrimination

Twitter is the latest Silicon Valley firm to join the league of companies facing lawsuits for gender discrimination as a former employee working with the micro-blogging platform claimed that its promotion process "unlawfully" favoured men. More →
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Candy Crush saga-maker facing class-action lawsuit for hiding ‘declining’ user numbers

By on March 22, 2015 at 11:47 AM.

Candy Crush saga-maker facing class-action lawsuit for hiding ‘declining’ user numbers

San Francisco-based King Digital, maker of "Candy Crush saga," is facing a class-action lawsuit that claims the company deliberately hid a significant fall in the number of users ahead of its IPO last year. More →
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Mobile tower issue: 50 petitions disposed off by Madras High Court

By on March 15, 2015 at 4:03 PM.

Mobile tower issue: 50 petitions disposed off by Madras High Court

Observing that science grows and evolves and one does not know what may happen tomorrow, Madras High Court disposed of over 50 petitions, seeking a direction to the Information and Broadcasting Ministry and Department of Telecommunications to formulate rules and guidelines to erect cellphone/mobile phone towers. More →
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Parents drag Facebook to court over kids’ online purchases

By on March 13, 2015 at 4:58 PM.

Parents drag Facebook to court over kids’ online purchases

Social networking site Facebook is up against a class-action lawsuit over kids making purchases without parental permission. The site faced the lawsuit over its refusal to provide refunds when children spend money on the site without the permission of their parents, CNET reported. Facebook will find itself in the court later this year defending itself. More →
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