Analysis of Instagram’s Business Model: Economic Reflections

By Varda Saxena Instagram and Facebook are tech giants who’ve created an extraordinary demand and supply of products. The services offered by them are not paid. However, such giants have revolutionised the modern-day economy. The way most markets are organised, like a market for agricultural products, these social media platforms are used by large, medium … More Analysis of Instagram’s Business Model: Economic Reflections

Data Protection and AI: Contradiction or Co-existence?

by Aesha Anurag Shah Introduction The members of the parliament are currently discussing the much-awaited legislation- Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019, (“PDP Bill”). The big question that arises with the PDP Bill (or with any other law that is striving to protect data privacy) is whether its aim of data protection can co-exist with the … More Data Protection and AI: Contradiction or Co-existence?

To ban or not to ban: A data protection alternative to the Indian ban of 59 Chinese apps

by Gargi Rohi & Samraat Basu The Indian Government recently banned 106 mobile applications of Chinese origin (Times of India, 2020). These apps include TikTok, WeChat, CamScanner and Mi Video Call Xiaomi among others (the ‘Banned Apps’). Further, another 250 applications such as PUBG Mobile are reportedly (FE Online, 2020) being reviewed for possible privacy and security … More To ban or not to ban: A data protection alternative to the Indian ban of 59 Chinese apps

Comprehending different Facets of Artificial Intelligence

(This is Part Two of a two-part post by Tantu Vardhan.) To view part one click here. Recap: The author uses various professional perspectives to capture the interaction between society and artificial intelligence. From the outset it is understood that AI would alter the answers to fundamental questions on what it it means to be, survive … More Comprehending different Facets of Artificial Intelligence