by Sudhanva Kumar Evolution of the Act The birth of the IT Act (‘Act’) happened to be after the United Nations resolution on 30th January, 1997 to recognise and adopt the practices of electronic commerce. This Act aided in validating and legalizing the e-commerce transactions in India as expressed in the Preamble of this legislature. … More IT Rules 2021: Much ado about nothing? A critical review and the problems on field in the implementation of the IT (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021￼
by Sanad Arora Introduction The enactment of the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 replaces the old rules and brings in major reforms to the treatment of ‘intermediary liability’ under the Information Technology Act, 2000 (IT Act). The disapproval shown by the actors who are affected by the new rules … More Review of the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021￼
by Aman Gugnani and Drishti Arora Introduction The Cryptocurrency Bill, the much-awaited legislative action to regulate the domain of cryptocurrency, was ultimately listed for discussion in the recent Winter Session of the Parliament. This particular bill is different from its predecessor, Banning of Cryptocurrency & Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill, 2019 , as it … More CRYPTOCURRENCY IN INDIA: THE PROHIBITION-REGULATION DILEMMA￼
by Ish Dutt Abstract This piece aims to introduce the National Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Centre (“NCIIPC”) in terms of its role and functioning whilst deconstructing the need to establish the same in essence, it shows us how India deals with the protection of its Critical Information Infrastructures. It also emphasises the duties of the … More How Does India Deal with The Protection of its Critical Information Infrastructures?
by Abhimanyu Agarwal Introduction The objective of this paper is to focus on how to deal with copyright infringement with respect to algorithmic content moderation. The paper is structured in a way to explain content moderation and the problems of copyright infringement that are associated with algorithmic content moderation. Moving further, this paper is an … More Algorithmic Content Moderation and Copyright Law
A brief on election campaigning on social media and impending threat to democracy by Arun Teja P Media plays a vital role in a democracy by informing the public about political issues as well as acting as a watchdog against abuses of power. During election campaigns, the same media (newspapers, television networks, new channels) provides … More Social Media, India, and Elections: Long way of regulation
What is information entropy? It is borrowed from the discipline of physics which is a measure of the disorder among the gas molecules. In Machine learning, this concept has been used by Dr. Shannon in his paper “A Mathematical Theory of Communication” published in 1948. It is called information entropy. In simple terms, it can be understood as … More Information Entropy for Social Science research